When diagnosed with cancer, money is usually the last thing on anyone’s mind. But when the dust settles, the financial stress caused by a cancer event can increase and create many new problems.
There are a large range of trauma insurance products that can provide you with peace of mind, knowing that in the event of you suffering cancer, you and your family will not be financially burdened.
For women, the most common cancer is breast cancer. In 2009/2010 there were 13,668 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in Australia. Other cancers affecting women include melanoma, colorectal, lung, cervical and cancer of the vulva, vagina, perineum, uterus, ovary and fallopian tube.
And while there are many types and variations, having a family history of cancer may contribute to an increased risk of certain types. Your doctor will be able to provide more information about cancer.
The financial costs of cancer can be distressing—time off work, travel to and from hospital and rehabilitation
expenses are just some of the additional financial burdens at this time.
Speak to one of our advisers for further information. Email us or call us on (02) 9524 6711.