SALLY PAYNE

Sally is an IBTA Senior Advisor based in Sydney, Australia.

Sally has been assisting the International Brain Tumour Alliance (IBTA) since 2006.

The IBTA has a database of over 11,000 contacts in the brain tumour and cancer world. Sally helped setup and maintain the database. In addition Sally assists the IBTA where required and has represented the IBTA at a number of conferences.

Sally is an Associate Dean of Studies in an academic institution and is responsible for managing the quality of the teaching and learning. She is very interested in research and new therapies for this devastating disease and how to provide the best possible care throughout the stages of the disease.

Sally’s sister, Arianne, was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2005 at age 38 and passed away, at age 43, in September 2011. Sally assisted in caring for Arianne and is very aware of the challenges associated with brain tumours.

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