Sheau Wen Lok is a breast oncologist at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and a Cancer Genetics specialist at the Parkville and Austin Familial Cancer Centres. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Melbourne in 2004 and completed her medical oncology training in Melbourne. She subsequently worked as a clinical research fellow at the Centre for Translational Breast Cancer Research at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, developing translational research programs and early phase clinical trials to maximise delivery of new breast cancer therapies arising from home-grown laboratory discoveries. Her current research interest is focused on harnessing real world evidence through multi-centre breast cancer registries to inform clinical practice. She is also the Australian co-chair of the ‘BRCA-P’ study, an international breast cancer prevention trial for women who carry a BRCA1 gene mutation.