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Important: Privacy Update

Your privacy and the protection of your personal information is important to the THANC (Thyroid, Head and Neck Cancer) Foundation. For this reason, we have updated our privacy policy to align with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). We are grateful for your support and involvement in our charitable programs and value your help in fulfilling our mission.

Please click below to see our updated privacy policy that describes how we collect and use your personal information and respect your privacy.

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Dr. Erich Voigt
September 25, 2018

While watching an episode of “Beachfront Bargain Hunt,” Dr. Erich Voigt, a New York-based otolaryngologist – head and neck surgeon, noticed a small lump on the neck of a woman featured on the program. Motivated by his concern for the young woman, he took to social media to find her.

Damian Michelle Franko
September 24, 2018

“Acceptance is what allowed me to live my life as I always have, not letting cancer bring me down. I accepted cancer in my life with open arms because it is a part of me whether I like it or not. It is a part of my life now. To be accepting of what comes into your life when you have no control over it is a humbling feeling. It allows you to can keep living, smiling, loving, healing, hoping, praying, feeling, and fighting to the end.”

Melissa Sciortino
September 23, 2018

Time will tell if I can beat this thing for good. Until then, I live for my daughter. I will spend every day of my life protecting my sweet angel who saved mine.

Active Surveillance
September 22, 2018

A new management strategy for low-risk thyroid cancers, called Active Surveillance, may be the optimal first line of treatment for adult patients with low-risk thyroid cancers.

Jessica Yancey
September 21, 2018

Positivity! That is the best thing you can do when dealing with cancer or that was my outlook. It will help you so much in your journey and others will see that and in return that will inspire them!

September 20, 2018

The hope that I can help others that have gone who are dealing with the same thing. My one piece of advice for someone finding out they have thyroid cancer is to stay true to yourself and remain positive. Don't let this damper your light. You got this.

Our Research - Anaplastic Thyroid Drug Combo
September 19, 2018

“This approval demonstrates that targeting the same molecular pathway in diverse diseases is an effective way to expedite the development of treatments that may help more patients.” —Richard Pazdur, MD, director of the FDA’s Oncology Center of Excellence

Ashley Cooley
September 18, 2018

"When you’re feeling down listen to music, go on a bike ride or a run, pick up an extra shift at work. Take your mind off the cancer."

Adrienne Asher
September 17, 2018

“I like to say that after cancer, everything else is a cake walk. Now I can have my cake and eat it too!”

Jim Davis
September 16, 2018

"Many of the people around me were going through much harder times. To anyone fighting this battle: Enjoy your life and don’t be afraid of the uncontrollable!"

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