Designed to help patients facing a diagnosis of thyroid cancer, the third edition of the BTF's booklet Thyroid Cancer: for Patients, by Patients is largely written and reviewed by thyroid cancer patients who have themselves been through diagnosis and treatment.

You can download the booklet or request a free copy through our online shop

In September 2018 the booklet was Highly Commended by the judging panel of the BMA’s Patient Information Awards. The panel commented ‘This is an excellent resource and is likely to be of considerable value to patients facing a thyroid cancer diagnosis.’

Endorsed by the British Thyroid Association (BTA), the British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons (BAETS), AMEND, Butterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust, Thyroid Cancer Support Group - Wales, Parathyroid UK and the Caledonian Society for Endocrinology and Diabetes. 

Thyroid Cancer: for Patients, by Patients (third revised edition, 2017)
ISBN: 978-0-9565107-1-6

Many patients will be advised to follow a low iodine diet (LID) as part of their treatment. To find out more about the LID follow this link.