MAC14285 E05 Insurance cover

Insurance

Booklet
Published: 30 Jul 2018
Next review: 30 Jul 2021
Edition: 5
MAC14285 E05 Insurance cover

Insurance protects your finances when something unexpected happens. If you are affected by cancer, there are lots of reasons why thinking about insurance could be important for you.

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Published: 30 Jul 2018
Next review: 30 Jul 2021
Edition: 5

Insurance protects your finances when something unexpected happens. If you are affected by cancer, there are lots of reasons why thinking about insurance could be important for you.

About this booklet

A cancer diagnosis might mean you can get a payout from some types of insurance policy. But cancer can also make it difficult to get insurance that meets your needs.

This booklet can help you if:

- you want to buy insurance and you are not sure how a cancer diagnosis will affect this

- you have travel or car insurance and you are not sure if you

- need to tell your insurer you have cancer.

Visit our online information about insurance and cancer.

How we can help

Macmillan Grants

If you have cancer, you may be able to get a Macmillan Grant to help with the extra costs of cancer. Find out who can apply and how to access our grants.

Financial guidance
Financial issues can cause worry when someone becomes ill. You may be able to claim benefits to help you in your situation. You may also be able to get financial assistance from other organisations.
Welfare rights advice and tools

There are lots of benefits that could help you after a cancer diagnosis, but the system can be confusing. Our Welfare Rights Advisors are here to help.