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We are the Face & Voice of Thyroid Patients in Canada

Thyroid disorders are found in 0.8-5% of the population and are 4 to 7 times more common in women.
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Thyroid Disease is a Family Affair

Thyroid disease is hereditary and commonly affects other members in the family, but may show up in another form.
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Thyroid Disease affects all ages, both genders

Thyroid disease may have a significant effect at critical times during the life cycle.
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Awareness · Support · Research

The Thyroid Foundation of Canada has given close to $1,000,000 to research into thyroid disease.

TFC News

Videos on Hypothyroidism

Videos on Hypothyroidism

The Thyroid Foundation of Canada and BGP Pharma ULC (doing business as Mylan), have co-sponsored videos on hypothyroidism to promote public awareness.

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Report a side effect

Report a side effect

Have you experienced a side effect with thyroid medications or other health products? Health Canada would like to hear from you if you. Your report can help make products safer for all Canadians.

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Thyroid Meds Update

Thyroid Meds Update

Thyroid® Release Update from ERFA Canada
March 10, 2020
Thyroid 30mg, 60mg, 120 mg available to pharmacies…

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Thyroid Events

  1. “What’s New in Thyroid Diagnosis and Treatment?”

    Kitchener-Waterloo Area Chapter
    Dr. Deric Morrison, MD FRCPC, ECNU, Endocrinologist

    Apr 28@6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. International Thyroid Awareness Week 2020

    The theme for ITAW 2020 is Thyroid issues: Mother and Baby

    May 25 - May 31
  3. World Thyroid Day

    May 25th has been declared World Thyroid Day, celebrated by Thyroid patient groups around the world.

    May 25

Resource Material

Information on Thyroid Disease

Information on Thyroid Disease

Brochures on various thyroid disorders

Thyrobulletin

Thyrobulletin

Official newsletter of the Thyroid Foundation fo Canada – available to members

Other Reading Material

Other Reading Material

Articles, Fact Sheets and Suggested Reading

Help us to Help Others

Awareness/Advocacy

  • Public education programs
  • Advocacy for improved thyroid care
  • Annual June is Thyroid Month activities

Patient Support

  • Toll free telephone Help line and email access for thyroid patients
  • Thyroid Health Guides and other educational material
  • Thyrobulletin newsletter
  • Thyroid.ca site with the latest news

Thyroid Research

  • Annual Research Awards program provides funding for projects carried out in Canadian thyroid laboratories.