Certificate of compliance

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.

is in compliance with the HONcode

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14 Years

Certificate validity 30 May 2015 - May 2016

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

26 Jun 2000

Certificate validity

30 May 2015 - May 2016

Date of last visit:

03 Mar 2017
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

ThyCa Medical Advisors
Peter Angelos, M.D., Ph.D.
Endocrine Surgeon
University of Chicago Chicago, IL
Peter Angelos, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, is the Linda Kohler Anderson Professor of Surgery and Surgical Ethics, Chief of Endocrine Surgery, and Associate Director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago. He completed his undergraduate degree, medical school, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy at Boston University. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Northwestern University and went on to complete fellowships in Clinical Ethics at the Un...

(19 May 2016) - Link

The information contained on this web site is intended for educational purposes only. It is not intended, nor should it be interpreted, as medical advice or directions of any kind. Any person viewing this information is strongly advised to consult their own medical doctor(s) for all matters involving their health and medical care.

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Privacy Policy
ThyCa does not ever share, sell, or give away contact information. ThyCa does not require any sharing of medical information. Any information collected in any form on our website’s online forms, such as e-mail addresses and/or contact information, is accessible only within ThyCa and will never be passed on to any third party, unless required by law.
Currently we are using Google Analytics to analyze the audience of the website and improve our content. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics. Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files plac...

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Although a cancer diagnosis of any kind can be scary, the most common forms of differentiated thyroid cancer (papillary and follicular) have a very high long-term survival rate (over 90%), especially when diagnosed early.

(19 May 2016) - Link

Last updated: February 1, 2016

(03 Mar 2017) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.
PO Box 1545
New York, NY 10159-1545
Telephone: (877) 588-7904 (toll-free)
Fax: 630-604-6078

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Funding: Funding for this website comes from donations from individuals and organizations, membership dues, and unrestricted educational grants from organizations. This funding does not create conflicts of interest and does not influence the content of the web site.

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This website does not accept advertising.

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site’s certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

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