Breast cancer still biggest cause of CI claims - Aegon

Adam Saville
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Breast cancer still biggest cause of CI claims - Aegon

Nearly £56m paid to just over 700 women diagnosed with breast cancer in the last 10 years

Aegon figures show that breast cancer was the single most common cause of CI claims in 2017, accounting for 15%, and a quarter (26%) of its CI cancer claims (60%) were for breast cancer. It paid out £5.4m in breast cancer critical illness claims in 2017 and the average age at claim was 48 years, with the youngest being just 30 years old. Aegon also said it has paid nearly £56m to just over 700 women diagnosed with breast cancer over the last 10 years. The statistics follow a real-lif...

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