UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, DC 20549 FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 1, 2002 DELCATH SYSTEMS, INC. (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) Delaware 001-16133 06-1245881 (State or other jurisdiction of (Commission File (IRS Employer incorporation) Number) Identification No.) 1100 Summer Street, Stamford, Connecticut 06905 (Address of principal executive offices and zip code) Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (203) 323-8668 N/A (Former name or former address, if changed since last report) 5. Other Events and Regulation FD Disclosure On October 1, 2002, Delcath Systems, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release announcing that its board of directors approved a stock repurchase program whereby the Company is authorized to repurchase a portion of its common stock. The Company's press release dated October 1, 2002 is incorporated herein by reference and filed as an exhibit hereto. Item 7. Financial Statements and Exhibits (a) Not applicable (b) Not applicable (c) Exhibits Exhibit No. Description 99 Press Release dated October 1, 2002 of Delcath Systems, Inc. 2 SIGNATURES Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized. DELCATH SYSTEMS, INC. By: /s/ M. S. KOLY -------------------------------------- M. S. Koly President and Chief Executive Officer Date: October 2, 2002 3 EXHIBIT INDEX Exhibit No. Description 99 Press Release dated October 1, 2002 of Delcath Systems, Inc.