World Cancer Day: Screenings should be available across the workforce

Insurers highlight the need for preventative cancer measures

Hemma Visavadia
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World Cancer Day: Screenings should be available across the workforce

On World Cancer Day insurance advisers and providers are highlighting the importance of screening everyone within the workforce for potential cancer risks, not just those in higher positions.

Cancer screenings have become more of a widespread health and wellbeing offering by employers who have realised the importance of it, however Towergate Health & Protection has suggested employers must go "one step further" and screen by risk. Debra Clark, head of specialist consulting at Towergate Health & Protection argued that for health and wellbeing support, "there is more to consider than job title alone." "We encourage employers to carry out a cancer risk assessment on all staff a...

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