The Exeter rolls out 'real life' to full market

‘Two thirds of cancer sufferers do not have protection’

Adam Saville
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The Exeter rolls out 'real life' to full market

Report finds that cancer, type 2 diabetes and heart condition sufferers are hugely underinsured

On the same day that The Exeter has rolled out its 'real life' product to the entire market, a report by the mutual into the scale of underinsurance amongst people with health conditions has found that 65% of cancer sufferers do not have a single protection product in place. The ‘An Unhealthy Situation' report, which surveyed 2,000 people across the UK, also found a similar situation for people with type 2 diabetes, those with high BMI and heart conditions. "With an ageing population an...

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