COVER podcast #2
One in eight men diagnosed
Nearly £56m paid to just over 700 women diagnosed with breast cancer in the last 10 years
Breast cancer sufferer, Carole Scott, says her critical illness policy has provided 'peace of mind' and helped her cope at a time when she 'couldn't think or function'
Initiative launches from January 2019 in London and Manchester
Cancer Relapse Benefit included as standard and 35 definitions added including borderline ovarian cancer and blindness in one eye
RedArc responds to ONS 'Geographic patterns of cancer survival in England' report, while Stephen Fry treatment highlights importance of early detection
The majority of early stage breast cancer patients who received a dose of intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) returned to normal activities within four weeks of treatment, a new study has revealed.
Regional differences between diagnosing cancers at late and early stages mean that 20,000 people could have a better chance of survival if all regions reached the level of the best.
Legal & General paid out over £8.5 million to women who had been diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014.
Bupa UK has launched a self-referral service for breast and bowel cancer so customers can have access to the right specialists without needing a GP referral.
Cigna UK HealthCare Benefits (Cigna) and BreastHealth UK have formed an alliance to offer Cigna customers OneStop breast cancer diagnostics from beginning January 2016.
Breast cancer is the was the common cause of female Critical Illness (CI) claims from Aviva and Friends Life, accounting for 44% of all claims by females in 2014, the insurer has revealed.
The NHS has proposed removing some drugs from the list of those funded by the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF).
The four most common cancers, breast, prostate, colorectal and lung, are affecting 80,000 people diagnosed before they turn 45, research has revealed.
Holloway Friendly has teamed up with financial services software company IfApps to launch an app for buying illness-specific critical illness (CI) - a breast cancer support policy.
Cancer survival rates in the UK are at or behind levels other European countries had achieved by the late 1990s, analysis by Macmillan Cancer Support has found.
An online programme used to predict suitable treatments for breast cancer has underestimated the death rate of women under 40 from the disease by 25%, a study has found.
The NHS has missed one of the targets for waiting times for patients receiving treatment for cancer following their GP's referral, official statistics have shown.
Nine in ten people think cancer screening is "almost always a good idea," despite lower take up rates, a survey for Cancer Research UK has found.
Cancer related deaths could be ‘effectively eliminated' except in late old age by 2050 if the current trends in treatment and prevention continue, a report from UCL has found.
The NHS has announced the drugs which are being removed from the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) along with the planned increases in the fund's budget.
There will be 2.5m people with cancer in the UK over the course of 2015, analysis by Macmillan Cancer Support has found.
Research into a blood test for many types of cancer has found over 800 markers in cancer patients' blood which could lead to early diagnosis, delegates heard at a conference.