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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Physicians at VCU Massey Cancer Center in Richmond, VA are the first in the world to successfully implant a new bio-absorbable, internal radiation treatment known as CivaSheet® to treat a patient with resectable pancreatic cancer. Approximately 53,000 patients per year in the US are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and of those, approximately 13,000 will undergo surgical resection…

DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CivaTech Oncology Inc. has received a notice of award from the NIH NCI SBIR Fast Track program for the first phase of an 80 patient, multi-center pancreatic cancer study with the new FDA cleared CivaSheet® device. The two-year study, beginning in 2016 will track important safety and efficacy benefits of a new, highly targeted radiation treatment device for patients with pancreatic cancer…