Even though thyroid cancer is not as common as other thyroid problems, according to Cancer Research UK thyroid cancer is within the top twenty most common cancers for women in the UK. Women have a higher risk of developing thyroid cancer although men can develop thyroid cancer. Almost half of all thyroid cancer patients are below the age of 50. Thyroid cancer is on the rise in UK as well as other countries in Europe. Since 1993 thyroid cancer rates have doubled among women.
If you have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer or know someone who has been diagnosed, order your copy of British Thyroid Foundation’s Thyroid Cancer For Patients By Patients today.
Butterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust has produced the first ever comprehensive patient information film about thyroid cancer and is delighted to announce the launch of "Thyroid Cancer Uncovered: A Patient's Guide "
The film is a comprehensive step by step guide about the disease and treatment from diagnosis to long term follow up. Its chapters are presented by leading UK thyroid cancer clinicians. It also follows four patient journeys.
For more information or to order a copy please contact
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