Support Groups

ATA Alliance for Thyroid Patient Education

American Thyroid Association, Graves’ Disease and Thyroid Foundation, the Light of Life Foundation,
ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors Association, Bite Me Cancer, Thyroid Cancer Canada and Thyroid Federation International


The goal of our organizations is to provide accurate and reliable information for patients about the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of thyroid diseases.


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.

Other Patient Support Links

Professional Organizations Providing Information for Patients

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

American Association of Endocrine Surgeons

Endocrine Society

International Thyroid Oncology Group

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)

Professional Organizations Providing Information for Patients

Magic Foundation (support and education to families of children with growth disorders)

Professional Organizations Providing Information for Patients

Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health

National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

Talking to Your Doctor Website from NIH