Bright Grey upgrades CI cancer definition


Bright Grey has upgraded its critical illness definition for cancer for personal and business protection menu plans.

The insurer has extended cover for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia where a clear diagnosis is made but it has not progressed to Binet Stage A. This definition goes beyond the ABI's statement of best practice and is classed as ABI+. Skin cancers basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma where they have invaded and spread to lymph nodes or transmitted to distant organs; have also been included. Basal cell carcinoma is a cancer of the basal cells at the bottom of the epidermis. It accounts for 75% of all skin cancers in the UK, according to MacMillan Cancer Support. Squamous c...

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