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'
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.
SunLife has announced changes to its critical illness cover in line with the ABI's updated best practice.
Bowel cancer cases can be divided into 'four distinct diseases' with some more aggressive and with higher fatality rates than others, a study has found.
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.
Bright Grey, part of the Royal London Group has upgraded its critical illness cover (CI), alongside incorporating the ABI's statement of best practice for CI.
CIExpert has described Canada Life's Critical Illness (CI) add on to its new individual life policies as 'a welcome addition to the market.'
Zurich UK paid 92% of critical illness (CI) claims made in the first half of 2015, and 82% of income protection claims, the insurer's claims statistics have revealed.
The Insurance Surgery has been bought out by the management from founder Paul Mellor, funded by Seneca Partners' Special Situations Fund.
Aegon UK is offering a 5% discount on its standalone critical illness product until 15th October 2015.
British expatriates can get life insurance products from 33% of UK insurers, a survey by Unusual Risks has found.
Alan Lakey discusses why advisers should pay closer attention to the differences in children's cover offered by insurers
Seven out of ten people know someone with cancer, while 63% have or have had a family member or close friend with cancer, research for Macmillan Cancer Support has found.
Eight out of ten Britons consider broadband essential, compared to just under four in ten (39%) who consider protection to be essential, a survey has found.
The four most common cancers, breast, prostate, colorectal and lung, are affecting 80,000 people diagnosed before they turn 45, research has revealed.
Zurich's changes to its critical illness policy are ‘all positive' and will help Zurich maintain its position in the market, CIExpert has said.
Aegon's upgrade to its critical illness (CI) offering whilst adjusting to the model wording changes introduced by the ABI in December 2014 are overall ‘positive', CIExpert has said.
Zurich has announced changes to its critical illness (CI) cover - changing definitions for cancer, multiple sclerosis (MS) and heart attacks.
Aegon has announced changes to its individual and group protection offering with changes to definitions and increases in levels of cover and age limits.
Holloway Friendly has launched a critical illness income protection policy that pays out a regular income when someone cannot work due to a specified critical illness.
Munich Re's Julie Scott discusses how the critical illness industry could break the cycle of competing on conditions.
Complaints about income protection (IP) and critical illness cover (CI) fell in the second half of 2014 figures from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have revealed.
The Right Mortgage and Protection Network has endorsed the use of critical illness (CI) data site CIExpert for all its advisers.
Ross Campbell writes about the challenges posed by increased diagnosis of Thyroid Cancer and the potential implications for critical illness (CI) policies.