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Treatment May 29th, 2018

Did I Hear you Correctly? Your Thyroid is in Your Arm?

The THANC Foundation is currently involved in the advancement of a groundbreaking surgical procedure in which the thyroid is removed from the neck and safely transplanted into the forearm. Transplanting the thyroid allows for a head and neck cancer patient to receive necessary radiation therapy without the risk of impairing thyroid function. While this procedure may sound strange it has the potential to truly improve the quality of life of head and neck cancer patients.

This unique procedure has only been performed in one other pilot study at the University of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada


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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