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

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.