TFC News



Hyperthyroid Medication Discontinued The Thyroid Foundation of Canada has recently learned an important medication for hyperthyroidism, Propylthiouracil (PTU) has been discontinued by Paladin Labs,

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AGM 2020 Postponed
Due to COVID-19, the Thyroid Foundation of Canada 2020 Annual General Meeting has been postponed.
More information late August.

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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 Events

  1. International Thyroid Awareness Week 2020

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

    May 25 - May 31
  2. World Thyroid Day

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

    May 25
  3. June is Thyroid Month in Canada

    Join us in celebrating our 40th anniversary of raising awareness of thyroid disease.

    Jun 1 - Jun 30

Help us to Help Others


  • 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
  • site with the latest news

Thyroid Research

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