Patient Support Links

ATA Alliance for Thyroid Patient Information

Patient Education Calendar of Events

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American Thyroid Association members have long served as advisors, consultants, and speakers for thyroid patient support organizations. As an association, ATA works closely with other highly regarded professional and patient education organizations to maintain the highest level of reliable information to the public and patients.

Professional organizations providing information for patients:

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
www.entnet.org

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
www.aace.com

American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
www.endocrinesurgery.org

International Thyroid Oncology Group
www.itog.org

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)
www.snmmi.org/Patients.aspx

Patient education and support organizations:

~ ATA Alliance for Thyroid Patient Education ~

American Thyroid AssociationAmerican Thyroid Association
www.thyroid.org
ATA Patient Resources
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Bite Me CancerBite Me Cancer
www.bitemecancer.org
4094 Majestic Lane, Suite 335
Fairfax, VA 22033
Phone: 703-709-2539
email: info@bitemecancer.org

Graves’ Disease and Thyroid Foundation
www.NGDF.org
Graves' Disease Thyroid FoundationRancho Santa Fe, California
Phone (toll-free): 1-877-NGDF-123
e-mail: Gravesdiseasefd@gmail.com

Light of Life FoundationLight of Life Foundation
www.checkyourneck.com
Manalapan, NJ 07726
Phone: (toll free) 1-877-LOL-NECK (565-6325)
email: info@checkyourneck.com

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.
ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.www.thyca.org
New York, NY
Phone (toll-free): 1-877 588-7904
e-mail: thyca@thyca.org

Thyroid Cancer CanadaThyroid Cancer Canada
www.thyroidcancercanada.org
Phone: 1-416-487-8267
e-mail: info@thyroidcancercanada.org

Thyroid Federation InternationalThyroid Federation International
www.thyroid-fed.org
e-mail: tfi@thyroid-fed.org

Other Patient Education:

Hormone Foundation (promoting understanding of hormones and disease)
www.hormone.org

Magic Foundation (support and education to families of children with growth disorders)
www.magicfoundation.org

NIH (government) educational information:

Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health
http://www.cc.nih.gov/participate.shtml

National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/thyroid

Talking to Your Doctor Website from NIH
www.nih.gov/clearcommunication/talktoyourdoctor.htm