Adviser who survived cancer three times embarks on polar expedition

Carmen Reichman

A financial planner who has survived cancer three times is to embark on an expedition to the South Pole to raise awareness of health issues and the importance of protection.

Patrick McIntosh, director at Surrey-based financial planning firm KMG, will set off on his journey with polar guide Conrad Dickinson on 3 January. The 15-day expedition, which will consist of a 222 km treck to the Amundsen-Scott research station on the South Pole, will also raise money for three cancer related charities. McIntosh, 58, has survived three types on cancer since 2012 - prostate, bowel and skin cancer - and said having protection "made a huge difference" to his quality of life during the recovery period.  McIntosh received a payment of £500,000 from his business protec...

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