News and Updates about Intera Oncology
Summer 2022, Davis, CA – First in region targeted liver cancer therapy gives patients new hope
June 15, 2022, Portland, OR – OHSU HAI clinical trial shows promise
November 12, 2021, Birmingham, AL – New program brings more treatment options to patients with colorectal cancer
August 18, 2021, Durham, NC – DukeHealth implants first Intera 3000 Hepatic Arterial Infusion Pump
June 2021, Boston – FDA approves manufacture of Intera 3000 Hepatic Arterial Infusion Pump
Intera Oncology is proud to announce that the FDA has approved the manufacture of the Intera 3000 Hepatic Arterial Infusion (HAI) Pump for HAI therapy for patients with colorectal cancer and cholangiocarcinoma. The Intera 3000 is now the only FDA-approved pump for HAI. “We formed Intera Oncology to bring this pump back to market after it was discontinued by another company. We could not let those who stood to benefit from HAI therapy go without that option,” said Michael Gaisford, president and CEO of Intera Oncology. “We are thrilled that we have accomplished our mission and that HAI therapy will be available to those who need it.”
March 2019, Boston – Michael Gaisford joins Intera Oncology President and CEO
Michael Gaisford has been named CEO of Intera Oncology, a medical device company dedicated to ensure hepatic artery infusion therapy is available to any patient who could benefit from it. Gaisford brings 15 years’ experience leading strategy, marketing, and product management teams. Prior to Intera, Gaisford was Director of Marketing for Stratasys Healthcare Solutions where he oversaw global marketing programs across medical and dental markets. At Boston Scientific, he held positions in corporate strategy, marketing and divisional product marketing,. Gaisford previously worked at Genentech, CVS/Pharmacy, and McKinsey & Company. He holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and BS from Stanford University.
February 2019, Boston – Intera Oncology launches to save HAI pump
Two doctors determined to resurrect a medical pump that increases survival of some patients with colorectal cancer and cholangiocarcinoma have launched Intera Oncology. Drs. Jonathan Reis and David Dove both have loved ones who benefitted from the only FDA-approved pump that delivers chemotherapy directly to the liver via “hepatic artery infusion therapy” (HAI). When they found that the pump was to be discontinued, the doctors formed Intera Oncology to once again make the pump available to those who may benefit from it.
April 25, 2018, New York – A lifesaving pump for cancer patients is being phased out
New York Times article discusses abrupt discontinuation of HAI Pump.