Ambicare Health, a UK-based provider of plasters for cancer treatment, has closed a £1.7m ($2.6m) series B round from a consortium including the publisher of the Beano comic magazine.

The money will develop Ambulight PDT, the world’s first light-emitting sticking plaster for the treatment of skin cancer.

Longbow Capital, a UK-based venture capital firm, led the B round with support from state development investment fund Scottish Venture Fund, private individuals introduced by angel network Beer & Partners and…

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