We are keeping you up-to-date about new research findings, ongoing clinical research projects, new thyroid books, and other patient and physician thyroid organizations. We will also keep you informed about thyroid-related disorders that may affect you and your family.

Our physician referral service
We maintain accurate and up-to-date lists of thyroid specialists in the USA and can provide you with a list of physicians in your area. All physicians are board certified thyroid specialists and registered members of either the American Thyroid Association, the Endocrine Society, or the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.


We are always open to your suggestions for ways to help you and other thyroid patients, so please contact us with any ideas that will help us serve you and other thyroid patients better.


Featured Articles

Recently Published Thyroid Research Now Available
These notes describing published research studies were prepared by Robert D. Utiger, M.D. from summaries of original research articles.
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The Alliance for Patient Education
Warns Thyroid Patients of Potential Problems With Thyroid Drug Resulting From FDA Approval of Generic Version
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Have You Checked Your Neck?
Joan Shey and the Light of Life Foundation are raising awareness for thyroid cancer by urging people to do just this. TFA is supporting this important campaign.
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Changing Your Thyroid Prescription
TFA recommends that you stay on whatever brand of thyroid hormone that your doctor prescribes.
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TFA Thyroid Treatment Questionnaire
Give us your experiences if you do change your medication.
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Are you at Risk for a Thyroid Problem?
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Prevalence and Prevention of Thyroid Disease in the U.S.
4.1 million men and 8 million women have either hyper- or hypothyroidism that is unrecognized and untreated.
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We do not intend to take the place of your relationship with your personal physician who is familiar with your overall health and can examine you and test you regarding your thyroid problem.