- Conference Call to Occur on Tuesday, July 15 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern -
FREMONT, Calif., July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vermillion, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRML), a molecular diagnostics company, will host a roundtable teleconference to discuss the recent OVA1 submission. Dr. Fred Ueland, M.D., Principal Investigator on the submission and Associate Professor of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Kentucky, will be the keynote speaker of the roundtable.
Vermillion's ovarian tumor triage test utilizes a panel of biomarkers designed to help identify women at high risk of having cancer so that they can be referred directly to a gynecologic oncologist for their initial surgery. While the vast majority of these tumors are benign, studies show that women with ovarian cancer have improved median and overall survival when the surgery is performed by a gynecologic oncologist.
About Vermillion's Ovarian Cancer Diagnostic Program
In addition to developing a diagnostic test designed to distinguish between benign and malignant pelvic masses, Vermillion has a broad program of ovarian cancer diagnostic tests in development. Studies are underway to verify the capability of such tests to detect early-stage ovarian cancer, predict prognosis and recurrence, and identify women considered at high-risk for the disease.
Vermillion's comprehensive diagnostic development program is being conducted with several leading collaborators at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Rigshospitalet (Copenhagen), and the University of Kentucky.
Conference Call Information
To access the live conference call via phone, dial (888) 389-6569 from
the United States and Canada or (706) 6
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