Butterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust

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PO Box 205
Rowlands Gill
Tyne & Wear
NE39 2WX

Tel: (Helpline) 01207 545469 (10 am - 4 pm weekdays)

Web: www.butterfly.org.uk

Originally a North East-based charity (Butterfly North East) supporting patients having their treatment at the Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC), Newcastle General Hospital, Butterfly is now a national charity dedicated solely to the support of patients with thyroid cancer and may be able to help people outside their specific area.

They provide:

  • A dedicated helpline to speak to someone who has had the disease.
  • E-mail and telephone contact with group members to share experiences.
  • A "buddy" to help you through the stages of surgery, Radioiodine treatment and follow up.
  • Hospital visits.
  • Regular support group meetings.
  • Access to reliable up-to-date written information about the disease.
  • Access to a group member in clinic at the Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC), Newcastle General Hospital.

Last updated on 07/10/2014

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