Resource Guide for Thyroid Cancer
by Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD
American Cancer Society
250 Williams Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
The American Cancer Society provides educational information about all types of cancer, and news and research resources for patients, their families, and caregivers. Live chat via Internet is available to get information and support. The site also provides access to clinical trial information and treatment centers. Volunteer, donation, and fundraising information are also available.
American Thyroid Association
6066 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22041
The American Thyroid Association has information on its site about many types of thyroid diseases and conditions, including thyroid cancer. Helpful information is available about clinical trials and research conferences, as well as locating a thyroid specialist and finding support groups.
National Cancer Institute
BG 9609 MSC 9760
9609 Medical Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-9760
This site provides information on all types of cancer, including statistics, information on clinical trials, and research news.
Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association
PO Box 1545
New York, NY 10159-1545
One of the goals of this association is to educate the public about thyroid cancer. You can find up-to-date information on all stages of the disease, as well as resources for caregivers. Some of the topics you can read about include "Support Services," "About Thyroid Cancer" (which covers facts, diets, and clinical trials), and upcoming events.
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