Useful Links

Web LinkInternational National Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Tissue Bank and Database (iNATT)

The UK Clinical Trials Gateway provides easy to understand information about clinical research trials running in the UK, and gives you and others access to a large range of information about these trials. It is designed to enable you and your clinician to locate and contact trials of interest to you.

Web LinkTravel Insurance

Looking for travel insurance for pre-existing medical conditions? You may like to enquire with who will make a donation to our Group if you take out a policy with them. For details, please go the ‘Fund Raising’ page.
Telephone 0800 231 5532.

Web LinkThyroid Cancer Forum UK

This is a new website devloped by Dr Laura Moss, Consultant Oncologist at The Velindre Cancer Centre, Whitchurch, Cardiff. It provides a clear and concise summary of thyroid cancer and the various treatments used. It is recommended reading for both new and existing patients. It will answer many questions that patients have.

Web LinkButterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust

Butterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust is the first registered charity in the UK dedicated solely to the support of people affected by Thyroid Cancer and is available to patients Nationwide.
Helpline 01207 545469.

Web LinkBritish Thyroid Foundation

The web site of the British Thyroid Foundation based in Wetherby, West Yorkshire. A support organisation for thyroid disease patients throughout the UK.
Telephone 01423 709707

Web LinkAMEND – Association for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Disorders

AMEND offers support and information for medullary thyroid cancer patients and for those with the genetic disorders, multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN 1 & 2).
Telephone 01207545469

Web LinkMesothelioma Support Service

Mesothelioma Symptoms is a mesothelioma support service providing detailed information on this cancer resulting from asbestos exposure and the various treatments that improve the lives of sufferers.

Web LinkMacmillan Cancer Support

The national organisation for the benefit of cancer patients and others affected by cancer.  A good source of information.  This site now incorporates

Web LinkNutritionist Resource Site

Nutritionist Resource site can provide a list of professional nutritionists who could help with your diet.

Web LinkCounselling Support Network

A counselling support network for people to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs.

Web LinkHypnotherapy

A useful resource for those looking for advice about hypnotherapy.

Web LinkThyroid Cancer

The web site of Ruth Fawcett who has given an excellent account of her experience as a thyroid cancer patient.  She was featured in an article which was published in the Daily Mail on November 30th 2004.  The site also has a visitor book for people to leave messages about their experiences.

Web LinkAmerican Thyroid Cancer

Web site of the American thyroid cancer survivors group. We are grateful to them for allowing us to use their Aims statement.

Web LinkTenovus

A cancer charity, based in Cardiff, that carries out significant research into all forms of cancer. It has an effective confidential support organisation for patients and families which can be accessed by free phone 0808 808 1010. 

It provides dedicated specialist nurses who work alongside cancer specialists as part of the multi-disciplinary team caring for cancer patients. The Tenovus Cancer Information Centre can be contacted by telephone 02920 196100 or by e-mail at