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  • Thyroid Cancer Q & A from the Light of Life Foundation. “The mission of the Light of Life Foundation (a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization) is to improve the quality of life of thyroid cancer patients through continual education of the lay public and the medical community, and by promoting research and development to improve thyroid cancer care.”
  • ThyCa.org: “This website has been created and is maintained by thyroid cancer survivors.   Since October 1995, we have been developing a network of services that link thyroid cancer survivors and health care professionals around the world.   Our mission is simple: To Educate, so we and our families better understand our disease. To Participate, so others learn from our experience. To Communicate, so we and our health care professionals better understand each others’ needs. To Support Research, for a future free of thyroid cancer”
  • Mayo Clinic Thyroid Cancer. “Mayo Clinic is internationally renowned for the treatment of thyroid problems, including cancer. Endocrinologists at Mayo see more than 2,000 patients with thyroid problems each year. Mayo pathologists provide laboratory results within 24 hours of thyroid tumor biopsies. In addition, some Mayo surgeons and radiation oncologists specialize in treating thyroid tumors. The integrated nature of Mayo Clinic’s practice makes it easy for these specialists to work together to develop the best treatment plan for each patient. Important rehabilitative and support services are also available to patients.”
  • National Cancer Institute, Thyroid Cancer. “Definition of thyroid cancer: Cancer that forms in the thyroid gland (an organ at the base of the throat that makes hormones that help control heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and weight). Four main types of thyroid cancer are papillary, follicular, medullary, and anaplastic thyroid cancer. The four types are based on how the cancer cells look under a microscope.”
  • Welcome to Planet Cancer, a community of young adults with cancer. We’re glad you’re here. (Well, not really. But you know what we mean.) Take a look around at the info and funny stuff on the site. Pop over to our social networking community and talk with other young adults on My Planet. If you feel strangely at home, join Planet Cancer now! We’ll keep you current on young adult issues, opportunities, and what’s happening on the Planet.”
  • EverythingChangesBook.com, Kairol Rosenthal’s blog and website. Kairol is a thyroid cancer patient and advocate. “Kairol Rosenthal is a healthcare writer, blogger and patient diagnosed with thyroid cancer at age 27.   Her book Everything Changes: The Insider’s Guide to Cancer in Your 20s and 30s (Wiley) is the culmination of her five years of research with patients and health care professionals in the young adult cancer community.”
  • There are about 37,000 new cases of thyroid cancer each year in the US, and females are more likely to have thyroid cancer at a ratio of three to one.   Studies have reported an increasing incidence of thyroid cancer, and in particular, in young adults, as it is now the second most common kind of cancer in this age group. Join the discussion!
  • Cancerdirectory.com is dedicated to helping those affected by cancer. We include reviews and links to the best cancer sites on the internet, summaries of cancer patient and survivor blogs as well as the latest cancer and treatment news.
  • Death By Lettuce, Thyroid Cancer Patient and Blogger “One spring night, hunched over my computer holding my stomach because of the gut tearing cramps, I thought to myself, “this is it; the cancer isn’t going to kill me, its going to be all the raw spinach I ate tonight. Death by lettuce…
  • Stevie JoEllie’s Cancer Care Fund, Thyroid Cancer Awareness, Access to Care and Free Supportive Services.
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