September Is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

Sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. A Worldwide Observance Since 2000. Free Materials Available Year-Round

Invitation to Collaborate in Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month.

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month is a worldwide observance, initiated and sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association. It began in 2000, as a week in September. In 2003, it expanded to the whole month of September.

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month listed in directories and references, including the American Hospital Association’s Calendar of Health Observances & Recognition Days.

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month promotes thyroid cancer awareness for early detection, as well as care based on expert standards, and increased research to achieve cures for all thyroid cancer.

People and organizations in 56 countries around the world take part.

Free materials are available by downloading from the Raise Awareness page, and by e-mailing to

To find out how to help raise awareness and collaborate in this important observance, read the Tips on the Raise Awareness page, and e-mail to

Last updated:  July 30, 2023