Cancer Research Malaysia is registered as a company limited by guarantee, making us an autonomous, non-profit research organization with tax exemption status awarded by the Malaysian Inland Revenue Board. Our affairs are governed by the Cancer Research Malaysia Board of Trustees.

The Board of Trustees sets the strategic direction, determines key policies, and oversees governance of CRM by supervising the delegation of authority to its various committees, and ensuring that we achieve our objectives. The Board meets quarterly, and comprises of 8 members who are nominated and appointed by the Board, and approved by the Minister of Domestic Trade and Industry.