Professor Prue Francis is an internationally renowned breast cancer clinician researcher. She is the Clinical Lead of Breast Medical Oncology at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. She is Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Breast Cancer Trials group which is the largest cancer collaborative research group in Australasia. She developed and led the international SOFT randomised trial that resulted in improved overall survival for young women with early breast cancer and resulted in changes to international breast cancer treatment guidelines. In 2015 she was awarded the prestigious Medical Oncology Group of Australia Cancer Achievement Award.