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ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.
National. Support, education and communication for people with all types of thyroid cancer, as well as caregivers. Outreach to the public for thyroid cancer awareness and early detection. Twelve online support groups, local support groups, free online newsletter, free downloadable low-iodine cookbook,free patient information booklet and packet, free regional workshops, free webinars, annual international conference and free thyroid cancer awareness brochures. Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, funding for research and educational website.
P.O. Box 1545
New York, NY 10159-1545
Graves' Disease and Thyroid Foundation
National. 15 affiliated groups. Founded 1990. Aim is to establish patient-based Graves' disease and thyroid exclusive support groups to provide better treatment and to increase public awareness. Participates in research. Newsletter, information and referrals, phone support, national conferences, internet bulletin board. Guidelines available to assist in starting a similar group.
Grave's Disease Foundation
P.O. Box 2793
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
The Thyroid Support Group
Online. Members 2900+. Founded 2003. Support and information for persons who have been diagnosed with any type of thyroid disease (hypothyroid, hyperthyroid, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, cancer, etc). Open to those who suspect that they have a thyroid condition as well.
Hashimoto's Thyroiditis - Integrative
Online. 700+ members. Founded 2003. A place to share information and support for those with Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
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