Clinical Lead Breast Medical Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Prue is a medical oncologist breast cancer clinician researcher. She received her medical degree from the University of Melbourne and completed Medical Oncology training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. She returned to Australia in 1994 as a Consultant Medical Oncologist at Peter MacCallum. She is a Visiting Medical Oncologist at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne.
Prue is chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Breast Cancer Trials Australia & New Zealand group (BCT-ANZ). She is a member of the Scientific Committee of the International Breast Cancer Study Group (IBCSG) and a member of the Breast International Group (BIG).
She is a member of the St. Gallen International Expert Consensus Panel on the Primary Therapy of Early Breast Cancer, and the Advanced Breast Cancer (ABC) International Consensus Panel. She is a member of the Steering Committee for the Early Breast Cancer Trialists’ Collaborative Group (EBCTCG) based in Oxford.
Prue is an international study chair for the SOFT trial, and chairs the Steering Committee for the TEXT and SOFT trials that have changed management of premenopausal hormone receptor positive early breast cancer.
She was awarded the Medical Oncology Group of Australia (MOGA) Cancer Achievement Award in 2015. She was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) in 2019.