Sanarus Raises $15 Million

Sanarus Medical Inc., a Pleasanton, Calif.-based medical device company focused on minimally-invasive diagnosis and treatment of breast tumors, has raised $15 million in Series E funding, according to a regulatory filing. Easton Capital Partners was joined by return backers Alta Partners, Forward Ventures, Channel Medical Partners, Federated Kaufman Fund, Pequot Private Equity and U.S. Venture Partners. The company has now raised around $72 million in total VC funding since its 1999 inception. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />