That’s a startling statistic from Macmillan Cancer Care.
As survival rates increase life insurance isn’t going to help the family recover from the financial difficulty According to the office for National Statistics for example 83% of women will survive Breast Cancer for more than 5 years.
As survival rates increase the time that both the sufferer and the family need to take out for recovery can have significant financial consequences. If you think about the prospect of dealing with cancer I’m sure that you would agree that worrying about money is the last thing you would want.
A small amount of Critical Illness cover could be just what you need to tide you over, and I’ll bet it’s cheaper than you think.
Not all forms of cancer are covered by all critical illness policies.