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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 […]

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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 !  […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 : https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=314aLfJAwTU&feature=youtu.be Does […]

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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.

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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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New Patient Survey 2017

August 22nd, 2017

Please help us by completing our new survey on thyroid surgery, it only takes a couple of minutes! Click Here Thank you.

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Results Of Our RAI UK Patient Survey

August 3rd, 2017

Dr Tom Milner presented the results of our RAI UK Patient Survey at the World Congress on Thyroid Cancer in Boston last week! You can see his presentation by clicking here.

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Update Of The RAI Isolation Rooms

July 4th, 2017

BTCT are delighted to have funded the update of the RAI isolation rooms at NCCC Freeman Hospital in Newcastle. As you can see from the photos patients will have a much more welcoming environment. We are rolling our a plan to offer this service to other units across the UK one the next two years.

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