Medical Queries

We are currently receiving a high volume of medical queries electronically. We are therefore only able to reply medical queries sent by members of the BTF at present. We do however have a comprehensive range of guides on thyroid disorders and treatments available to download for free:
Access our guides to thyroid disorders and treatments.
Download our free factsheet on thyroid and diet.
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News

16 April 2015
Endocrine Surgery

Please take part in a short survey to submit questions or proposals that you consider important to be addressed in clinical trial.

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31 March 2015
BTF Research Award 2015

Congratulations to Dr Carla Moran who has been awarded this year's Research Award for her work into hypothyroidism.

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10 March 2015
Patient journeys - BTF films

We are delighted to have produced a series of short films featuring people talking about their experience of hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer.

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22 January 2015
Fight for Sight and BTF Co-fund New Research

A research grant co-funded by Fight for Sight and the British Thyroid Foundation has been awarded to researchers at London's NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

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15 December 2014
Thyroid cancer - patient journeys

BTF has produced four short films for patients with thyroid cancer. Please get in touch if you would like more information or support.

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5 November 2014
Agranulocytosis

Patient Knowledge of antithyroid drug-induced agranulocytosis - article published in the European Thyroid Journal.

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July 2014 BTA Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Cancer
These have now been published online. You can find them here or download them as a pdf here

 


 

July 2014 BSL Signed Information Clips
SignHealth have created a series of signed informational videos about thyroid issues. Find them on their website here

 


 

8 June 2014
Iodine supplements for a healthy thyroid

Information about the importance of taking iodine supplements and who needs them.

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Drug Availability Updates
The latest news and updates from pharmaceutical companies can be found below.

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