Bright Grey upgrades CI cancer definition

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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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