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


GOAL

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

ATA ALLIANCE FOR PATIENT EDUCATION - WHO WE ARE

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
www.entnet.org/content/patient-health

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
www.empoweryourhealth.org/

American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
www.endocrinediseases.org/

Endocrine Society
www.hormone.org/

International Thyroid Oncology Group
www.itog.org

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

Professional Organizations Providing Information for Patients


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

Professional Organizations Providing Information for Patients


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

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

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