Avant Diagnostics, Inc. (AVDX)
Avant Diagnostics, Inc. (AVDX) is a medical diagnostic technology company that specializes in large panel biomarker screening. The company's first test, OvaDx®, is a sophisticated microarray-based test designed to detect pre-symptomatic ovarian cancer by measuring the activation of the immune system in blood samples in response to early stage ovarian tumor cell development.
In clinical development, OvaDx has indicated high sensitivity and specificity for all types and stages of ovarian cancer, including stage IA-IV borderline serous, clear cell, endometrioid, mixed epithelial, mucinous, serous and ovarian adenocarcinoma. Upon FDA approval, Avant plans to offer its diagnostic product as an elective test for women seeking greater wellness, as well as those in the elevated risk category for ovarian cancer.
OvaDx is also expected to be used by doctors to advance the forefront of ovarian cancer treatment, promoting the utilization of improved surgical options and more effective chemotherapies by serving as a supplement to existing tests, such as CA-125, OVA1® and transvaginal ultrasound. In this way, Avant's innovative product will promote earlier diagnoses and, as a result, improved survival rates for patients with ovarian cancer.
As it continues to seek FDA approval for its groundbreaking diagnostic technology, Avant is poised to promote considerable growth in the ovarian cancer market, addressing what is currently the most deadly cancer of the female reproductive system. The company will lean on the industry experience of its management team in order to continue positioning itself for long-term success in the medical diagnostic market.