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How Will a Cancer Diagnosis Affect my Life Insurance?

Talk to our life assurance expert partner who knows all about life insurance when you have cancer

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According to Macmillan Cancer Support on average someone is diagnosed with cancer every 90 seconds in the UK. A cancer diagnosis can feel like a heavy blow and it can make us take time to consider what is important - and that can include ensuring that our family's future is protected.

We work alongside an experienced life insurance partner who knows just how important it is for you to find the right insurance with the minimum of hassle. They know which policies are available in circumstances just like yours and therefore save you from approaching insurers who can't provide you with the product you need. Our partner is available to talk you through all your options so you can be confident that you are buying a policy that works for you.

Simply click the green button above and enter just a few details to get help with your life cover started.

What affect will my cancer diagnosis have on life insurance?

Much will depend on your individual circumstances. Your age, the type of cancer you have and where you are in terms of treatment will all determine which policy is right for you.

The most important point is to talk to those who know about life cover for those living with cancer and by speaking to our life insurance partner you can gain a greater understanding of what you can do.

In the same way as any other medical diagnosis, you will need to find a life insurance provider that understands your cancer and is able provide the cover that fits with your needs. Our partner comes with a wealth of knowledge gained from years of experience in the insurance industry. They themselves work with a large number of leading insurers which gives them access to many different types of policy.

Comparing the policies available to you is even more critical if you have had a cancer diagnosis - and you should always be truthful when completing any life insurance application as withholding information about your health could make your policy invalid. You only have to provide answers to the questions that are asked by the insurers.

Our service is so quick and simple. Just fill out our quick online form by clicking on the link below or on the green link at the top of the page, and we and our expert life insurance partner can begin helping you today.

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Medical progress is huge and many people who have previously been diagnosed with cancer go on to live full and happy lives. If the circumstances surrounding your cancer change then you may want to discuss your life cover again.

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LifeSearch are our expert partner and they are one of the UK's largest life assurance brokers. They can seek out the right cover for you from a range of policies from companies including AIG, Aviva, British Friendly, Legal & General, LV=, Royal London, The Exeter, Vitality, Scottish Widows, National Friendly, Shepherds Friendly, Cirencester, Holloway, Guardian and Zurich. Like MoneyMaxim, they are regulated and authorised by the FCA, and have a guarantee to give you the right cover at the most competitive premium they can all free of fees and with no obligation.

This content was last reviewed on 04/10/2023