By Ling Shen, Ley Hian, Kiat Yee and Clinical Science Team, InterVenn
Happy Malaysia Day (16th September 2019) to all Malaysians! On behalf of InterVenn Biosciences (InterVenn), I wish all Malaysians unity, prosperity, and importantly, happiness and good health! On this auspicious day, I would like to take some time to reflect on InterVenn’s efforts and contributions to women’s healthcare in Malaysia, and to reaffirm our commitment to reducing the burden of ovarian cancer, and improving the health and wellbeing of all Malaysian women.
Ovarian cancer is the fourth most common cancer among women in Malaysia. Unfortunately, due to the lack of effective tools for accurate early detection and confirmatory diagnosis, most women are diagnosed at an advanced stage, when the disease is less curable. In an effort to address this escalating problem, InterVenn (HQ in Redwood City, California) has established a strategic partnership with Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM) to conduct the VOCAL (Venn Ovarian Cancer Liquid Biopsy) clinical study in Malaysia, strengthening the capacity of our clinical studies as well as applicability of our study results in Southeast Asia, especially Malaysia. Read more