Report a side effect

Report a side effect

  Report a side effect of a drug Have you experienced a side effect with thyroid medications or other health products? Health Canada would like to hear from you. Your report can help make health products safer for all Canadians.To report a side effect to Health...
New Thyroid Dysfunction Screening Guideline

New Thyroid Dysfunction Screening Guideline

On November 18, 2019, we received a guideline release from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) on “Recommendations on screening adults for asymptomatic thyroid dysfunction in primary care”. CTFPHC recommends against screening asymptomatic...
TFC Achievements 2018-2019

TFC Achievements 2018-2019

TFC Achievements – 2018 – 2019This past year has been a productive one for TFC!  Following the Strategic Plan which was approved by the board in 2017, we have completed more than half of the 19 initiatives in this first year of the plan. Website Redesign The...
Hot off the press – subclinical hypothyroidism

Hot off the press – subclinical hypothyroidism

 HOT OFF THE PRESS – SUBCLINICAL HYPOTHYROIDISM British medical associations speak out against the British Medical Journal’s treatment guidelines (or rather *lack* of treatment guidelines) for subclinical hypothyroidism, which is diagnosed when T3/T4 are...
June Rose-Beaty

June Rose-Beaty

June Rose-Beaty  Remembering a dear friend of the Thyroid Foundation of Canada.  June Rose-Beatty was admired by all who met her and she was a friend to many of us who worked with her while involved with the Foundation over the years.  Also, she was  editor of the...
Hypothyroid Patients and T4/T3 Testing – Yes or No

Hypothyroid Patients and T4/T3 Testing – Yes or No

  Hypothyroid Patients and T4/T3 Testing – Yes or No The Thyroid Foundation of Canada recently met with the Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (CSEM) about the recommendation on T4/T3 testing for hypothyroidism.  As a result of Thyroid patients’...
Public Education Coordinator

Public Education Coordinator

Public Education Coordinator for Ottawa area wanted  The Public Education Co-ordinator is a volunteer position with the Ottawa Chapter of Thyroid Foundation of Canada. If you are dependable, have an interest in helping people, realize the needs of people who have...
Is Your Thyroid Affecting Your Mental Health?

Is Your Thyroid Affecting Your Mental Health?

Is your thyroid affecting your mental health? By Kelly Brogan, MD Thyroid: What’s mental health got to do with it? How much of what we call “mental illness” is actually thyroid-driven? In Dr. Kelly Brogan’s experience “a vast majority, and certainly enough...
Thyroid Nodule Classification in Ultrasound Images

Thyroid Nodule Classification in Ultrasound Images

Thyroid Nodule Classification in Ultrasound Images by Fine-Tuning Deep Convolutional Neural Network Recent research in Saskatchewan   With many thyroid nodules being incidentally detected, it is important to identify as many malignant nodules as possible while...
Volunteers Needed to Support Our National Help Line

Volunteers Needed to Support Our National Help Line

Volunteers Needed to Support Our National Help Line Volunteers Needed to Support Our National Help Line The Thyroid Foundation of Canada is looking for part-time volunteers to join our team that supports thyroid patients by answering calls from our National Help Line...

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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.