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Delcath Expands Phase III Trial for Metastatic Melanoma to Include St. Luke's Cancer Center
Date:6/3/2008

NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH) announced today that the St. Luke's Cancer Center of Bethlehem, PA, part of St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network (St. Luke's), has joined Delcath's Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of inoperable metastatic melanoma in the liver using the Company's Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusion (PHP) System for the isolated, high dose delivery of the anti-cancer agent melphalan. This Phase III multi-center study is led by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and is enrolling at cancer centers throughout the United States.

Delcath has finalized a clinical research agreement with St. Luke's. Sanjiv Agarwala, M.D., Chief of Oncology and Hematology, will serve as the Principal Investigator of the study at St. Luke's. Dr. Agarwala, a leader in the field of melanoma and clinical oncology, commented, "Metastatic melanoma in the liver presents a devastating cancer with no effective treatment options. We are very pleased to be able to provide this option to patients suffering from this disease. This is a study with tremendous potential to treat patients with aggressive disease burden and is a promising advance in the field of liver directed regional therapy."

"The addition of St. Luke's and Dr. Agarwala to this trial, which follows the recent announcement that the University of Maryland will commence enrollment of patients, is expected to be followed by the announcement of additional centers during the summer. Delcath continues to expand this Phase III study to leading cancer centers and we welcome this collaboration with St. Luke's, as it further allows the Delcath PHP System to reach patients who can benefit from this treatment option," said Richard L. Taney, P
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