TFC News

Public Education Coordinator

A Public Education Coordinator for the Ottawa area is wanted. The Public Education Coordinator is a volunteer position with the Ottawa Chapter of Thyroid Foundation of Canada.

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Finding someone to talk to…

We offer help and support to thyroid patients. That’s been one of our goals for many years, probably since the inception of the Thyroid Foundation of Canada. Here’s a website that might help …

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Lupus Clinical Trials

Autoimmune thyroid disease is common in lupus. It is believed that about 6% of people with lupus have hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) and about 1% have hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) …

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Thyroid Events

  1. Autoimmunity and Thyroid Disease

    Always hot? Cold? Gained Weight?
    Speaker: Dr. Nadira Husein, MD,FRCPC, Endocrinologist

    May 14@7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
  2. 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
  3. World Thyroid Day

    May 25th is World Thyroid Day!

    May 25

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.