transarterial chemoembolization

Embomedics raising $5M; builds microspheres that dispense drugs, block blood supply to tumors

Minnesota startup Embomedics is developing resorbable transarterial chemoembolization microspheres (that’s a mouthful), and is in the midst of a $5 million equity raise to bring ’em to fruition, according to a regulatory filing. In essence, it has created biodegradable hollow beads that can deliver drugs to a localized tumor site, and additionally block off blood flow to the area […]