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1. By using the BTF website you agree to be legally bound by these Terms, which shall take effect immediately on your first use of the BTF website.

2. The BTF may change these Terms at any time by posting changes online. Please check this page from time to time for any changes made. Use of the BTF site after changes to the Terms are posted means you agree to be legally bound by the updated Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms you must not use our website.

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The BTF owns the copyright to this website. All content is under copyright. You may not use it without the BTF's prior written consent or as allowed by the following Terms of use. In using the BTF website you must use the content only for lawful purposes. Any unauthorised use of the BTF website’s content may infringe third parties' rights. Unless the BTF agrees, you must not use information or images posted on this website in any way, except:

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  • For private or non-commercial academic research.

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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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  • Graves' Disease - Share Your Story 30 Mar 2017

    If you have Graves' disease and live in either the Devon area or near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, would you be happy to talk to a journalist about your experiences of your thyroid disorder and your views about a new drug being assessed for the treatment of Graves' Disease (see this page for further information)? If so, please email info@btf-thyroid.org with the subject line: ‘Devon’ or ‘Newcastle’. Thank you.

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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