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pSivida Limited (PSD.AX): BrachySil™ Phase IIb Pancreatic Cancer Trials Commence


7/7/2008 10:34:09 AM

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--pSivida Corp. (NASDAQ:PSDV)(ASX:PVA)(FF:PSI), a global drug delivery company today announced that a Phase IIb clinical trial has commenced with BrachySil™ (P32 BioSilicon™) as a potential new brachytherapy treatment for inoperable pancreatic cancer. The first patient has received treatment at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London. A total of six patients will be entered into this trial at two centers in the UK (Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, and University Hospital, Birmingham). The study will determine the safety of escalating radiation doses of the BrachySil™ device, with tumor response as a secondary end point.

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