Stories

To share your own brain tumour story please email enquiries@btaa.org.au

Di Pooley
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Di's Story

28 October 2020
Di Pooley is a Committee Member with BTAA. She was diagnosed with a Grade 1 fibroblastic meningioma in 2016.
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Cate's Story

28 October 2020
Cate Baldwin is a Committee Member with BTAA. She was diagnosed with a Grade 4 glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) in the right hemisphere of her brain in mid-2018.
Diane Dunn
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Diane's Story

26 October 2020
Diane Dunn is a Committee Member with BTAA. She has an inoperable Grade 2 oligodendroglioma in her right parietal lobe.
Lyn Phelan
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An Inspirational 'Liv On' story from Lyn Phelan

21 August 2019

Lyn Phelan is a long-term GBM survivor and her brain tumour experience features on the High Grade Glioma video on the Multi-cultural section of this website. https://www.btaa.org.au/resources/languages/english

Jack Fleming
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Jack's Story

01 May 2019
Jack was one of six sons of Ken Fleming. He was diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) in July 2016 and died in April 2018, 22 months into his battle, and aged just 21.
Colin McCulloch
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Colin's Brave Brain Tumour Battle

01 May 2019
In 2011 Colin McCulloch was struck down with a life-threatening brain tumour, an ependymoma. His tumour was in the centre of his brain and the size of a small orange.