To mark the Movember men's health campaign this month, Aegon UK takes a look at trends in claims statistics among men.
Cancer as a whole continued to account for 50% of all male critical illness claims received in 2015 by Aegon. Prostate cancer was by far the most common accounting for 19% of these cancer claims followed closely by cancer of the bowel, colon and rectum which accounted for 18% of CI claims. Aegon's claims experience also shows an 11% increase in critical illness claims for cancer of the bowel, colon and rectum, from 2014 to 2015. Aegon has suggested this could be down to the work campaigns...
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