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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

Nathalie Lambert-Ianni

TFC would like to offer its condolences to our sister organization, Thyroid Cancer Canada (TCC), and the family of their Past President, Natalie Lambert-Ianni, who recently passed away at the age of 42.

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May is Thyroiditis Month in Canada

Thyroiditis is a general term that refers to “inflammation of the thyroid gland”. Thyroiditis includes a group of individual disorders causing thyroidal inflammation but presenting in different ways.

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Nominations 2019-2020

The Nominating Committee of the Thyroid Foundation of Canada is accepting Nominations for 2019 – 2020. Nominees are needed for vacant positions and will be presented at the upcoming AGM in June.

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Thyroid Events

  1. International Thyroid Awareness Week

    May 25-31 is International Thyroid Awareness Month!
    This years’ theme is The Many Faces of the Thyroid

    May 25 - May 31
  2. World Thyroid Day

    May 25th is World Thyroid Day!

    May 25
  3. Jun 1 - Jun 30

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.