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Resource Guide for Thyroid Cancer

RESOURCES

Phone:
1-800-ACS-2345
Internet Address:
http://www.cancer.org/
Description of services provided:
The American Cancer Society provides a great deal of information about thyroid cancer, including information about support groups, ways to cope with cancer, newsbreaks, cancer statistics, and a bookstore.

RESOURCES

Address:
6066 Leesburg PKE, STE 650
Falls Church, VA 22041
Phone:
703-998-8890
Internet Address:
http://www.thyroid.org
Description of services provided:
The American Thyroid Association has information on its site about many types of thyroid diseases and conditions, including thyroid cancer. Helpful information is available about clinical trials and research conferences, as well as locating a thyroid specialist and finding support groups.

RESOURCES

Address:
NCI Public Inquiries Office
STE 3036A
6115 Executive BLVD, MSC 8322
Bethesda, MD 20892-8322
Phone:
1-800-422-6237
Internet Address:
http://www.cancer.gov
Description of services provided:
This website contains a wealth of information about every aspect of thyroid cancer. You'll find data and statistics, links to other helpful sites, and information about meetings and conferences covering the latest research.

RESOURCES

Address:
PO Box 1545
New York, NY 10159-1545
Phone:
1-877-588-7904
Internet Address:
http://www.thyca.org
Description of services provided:
One of the goals of this association is to educate the public about thyroid cancer. You can find up-to-date information on all stages of the disease, as well as resources for caregivers. Some of the topics you can read about include "Support Services," "About Thyroid Cancer" (which covers facts, diets, and clinical trials), and upcoming events.

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