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Patients & The Public – Thyroid Information

Join Friends of the ATA The ATA patient resource pages are designed to provide up-to-date information for thyroid patients,their families and other interested public communities. The American Thyroid Association®
is dedicated to serving as an educational resource for the public by supporting thyroid research and promoting the prevention, treatment and cure of thyroid-related diseases and thyroid cancer. See our educational materials in Spanish. ¡Ahora también disponibles en Español!

Team ThyroidFun, Fitness and Fundraise for Thyroid Awareness & Research!
Join TEAM THYROID at the “Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America”®

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is participating as a contributing charity at the Medtronic Twin Cities in Motion Marathon Weekend 2015 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to support thyroid research. We invite you to join Team Thyroid as a charity team runner, and help the ATA fundraise and bring cause awareness to Thyroid diseases & thyroid cancer. Register Today! First 5 marathon runners to join Team Thyroid are guaranteed race entry and will receive an exclusive invitation code to get the charity registration rate of $105! Discount only applies to marathon entries. View our Fundraiser

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Patient Education Calendar of Events

Your Thyroid and Fertility: Expert Q&A WebMD asked Gregory Brent, MD, professor of medicine and physiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, what else women should know about fertility and their thyroid. Brent is on the American Thyroid Association task force charged with reassessing guidelines for the diagnosis and management of thyroid disease during pregnancy and after delivery.

Clinical Thyroidology for the Public – current issue
From CTFP: Fat accumulation within the thyroid may affect the thyroid function Recent data has clearly shown a role for fat cells in regulating a variety of functions of other cells.  more..

Thyroid Cancer Imaging and Therapy in Thyroid Cancer discussed by Drs Iagaru and Farwell

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The American Thyroid Association (ATA) – a nonprofit 501(c)3 medical society of researchers and physician scientists who specialize in diseases of the thyroid -is dedicated to improving the lives of the millions of Americans of all ages living with thyroid problems.

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