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Latest News

  • International Thyroid Awareness Week 2017 22 May 2017

    The 9th International Thyroid Awareness Week is marked during the week of 22-28 May 2017. The BTF is delighted to celebrate this international event by helping to promote information about the many, and often unknown, symptoms of thyroid disorders.

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  • Leeds Local Group July Meeting 8 May 2017

    The Leeds Local Group will be meeting on 26 July 2017 at 7:30pm. For more details please see this page.

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  • London Marathon News 27 Apr 2017

    Congratulations and thank you David Swan and Paul Davis on completing the Virgin London Marathon and raising such a fantastic amount for us!  

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  • Clinical Trials Open Day 23 Apr 2017

    Ever wanted to know more about Graves’ disease and thyroid eye disease (TED) and what research is taking place? Come and join us in Newcastle on 18 May, 9.30am - 1.30pm to hear talks from experts, have your questions answered, and help bring about improvements for patients by sharing your experience of Graves’ and TED. There will be an opportunity to visit to the clinical research facilities and learn about current important research trials. Booking is on a first-come, first-served basis. Download the poster for more information. We look forward to seeing you there.  

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Medical Queries

We are currently receiving a high volume of medical queries electronically. We are therefore only able to reply to 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:

All Trials

Clinical trials are used to test new and existing treatments. Sometimes the results (the overall picture of the treatment’s effects) are not published - which means that other medical researchers and doctors cannot use them. If you would like to change this situation to the ultimate benefit of patients, please sign the AllTrials petition.AllTrials petition