August 29th, 2019

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month .Watch our latest TV AD here ;


World Thyroid Cancer Rome June 2019

July 8th, 2019

World Thyroid Cancer Rome June 2019 BTCT was represented at the World Congress on Thyroid Cancer by Consultant Thyroid Cancer Surgeon Mr Peter Truran FRCS from the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. Pete presented our work on the update of RAI rooms across the UK to make the patient experience better. Pete says : The […]


Selimetry Trial

October 26th, 2018

The Selimetry trial has now closed. There is a new trial underway for patients whose thyroid cancer is no longer responsive the RAI treatment. Your oncologist will have to ensure that you fit into the criteria necessary for the trial. You can be referred to any of the following centres . Bristol Haematology and Oncology […]


New Patient Survey

September 24th, 2018

This study run by the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals aims to determine patients’ quality of life following surgery for either thyroid or parathyroid disease. The survey will take 10 minutes to complete. The focus of this study is to look in depth at the effect of low blood calcium levels, one of […]


A new clinical trial for people whose thyroid cancer is deemed low risk

August 6th, 2018

A new clinical trial is being proposed for people whose thyroid cancer is deemed ‘low risk and we would like to know how patients feel about this . If you were told that your thyroid cancer when you were given the diagnosis please could you help us by taking this short survey? Many thanks !  […]


NICE decision on Lenvatenib and Sorafenib

July 13th, 2018

NICE have finally given their decision on Lenvatenib and Sorafenib. Both drugs are recommended for the treatment of thyroid cancer which is no longer taking up RAI. However,patients can only have access to one of the drugs. This means that patients who are already taking Sorafenib will not be able to have Lenvatenib when and […]


GDPR 2018

April 30th, 2018

New data protection rules are coming into force 25th May 2018. We will be contacting all of our members to ask them to ‘opt back in’ by sending us an email to say that they would like to remain a member of BTCT and that they understand that we hold their details on file via […]


Project RAI Revamp

April 30th, 2018

Project RAI re vamp is well underway with more than 15 RAI units across the UK having benefited from a refurb courtesy of BTCT. Patients are delighted to be able to have their RAI treatment in a room that is warm and welcoming . Take a look at what we are doing : Does […]


World Congress on Thyroid Cancer 2017

October 26th, 2017

See Dr Tom Milner’s presentation of our RAI Patient Survey at the World Congress on Thyroid Cancer 2017 – click here.


The Latest Clinical Trial for Thyroid Cancer is well under way

August 30th, 2017

The IoN trial is the only national clinical study of thyroid cancer in the UK. Funded by Cancer Research UK, it aims to show whether certain patients with well-differentiated thyroid cancer need radioiodine ablation or not, when they have already had their thyroid gland removed and are on hormone treatment. The clinicians have been searching […]


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