Delcath Systems to continue Phase III clinical trial

Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH), a medical technology company testing its proprietary treatment method for primary and metastatic cancers to the liver, announced that the Data and Safety Monitoring Board ("DSMB") reviewed clinical data on 77 patients enrolled in its pivotal Phase III clinical trial and unanimously recommended that the trial continue to enroll patients with the goal of reaching the 92 patients required to complete the study. In addition, the Company announced it now expects enrollment to be completed by mid-October.

Eamonn Hobbs, President and CEO of Delcath Systems stated, "We are pleased by the successful review of our safety data and the recent, accelerated pace of enrollment, which has put us in the trial's home stretch. This is an exciting time for the Company. With current enrollment trends, we now expect to complete enrollment by the middle of October and are still on track for an FDA submission by mid-2010."

Source: http://www.delcath.com

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