Thyroid Cancer

American Cancer Society: Thyroid Cancer - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
Also in Spanish.

The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons: Thyroid Gland - This site provides patient information on benign and malignant diseases of the thyroid gland.

The American Thyroid Association - The American Thyroid Association is a professional society of 900 U.S. and international physicians and scientists who specialize in the research and treatment of thyroid diseases. At this site, you can view patient brochures or locate a specialist in your area.

Cancer.Net: Thyroid Cancer - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.
Also in Spanish.

CDC: Thyroid Cancer - This government site provides an overview of thyroid cancer.
Also in Spanish.

Macmillan Cancer Support: Thyroid Cancer - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. Here you will find information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic: Thyroid Cancer - This site provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic.

MedlinePlus: Thyroid Cancer - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

Merck Manual Consumer Version: Thyroid Cancer - An overview on the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid cancer can be found at this site.

National Cancer Institute: Thyroid Cancer - This government site will provide you with information on treatment, clinical trials and research.
Also in Spanish.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN): Thyroid Cancer - NCCN resources aim to assist patients and their caregivers with overcoming the challenges related to cancer.  The goal of this book is to help you get the best cancer treatment.

OncoLink: Thyroid Cancer - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Find out about risk and prevention, screening, and treatment options at this site.
Also in Spanish.

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivor's Association, Inc. - This website has been created and is maintained by thyroid cancer survivors. Here you can access support groups and information on thyroid cancer. There's even an online low iodine cookbook.


Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Health Library: Thyroid Cancer - This is a 3D animation video from Nucleus Medical Media.  Additional videos include:

Your Guide to Thyroid Abnormalities and Surgery - Dr. Stanley Trooskin explains common thyroid abnormalities and treatments, including surgery and therapy.

August 2022