Cancer survivor adviser reaches South Pole on awareness expedition

Carmen Reichman

A financial adviser who survived cancer three times has completed an expedition to the South Pole, in a bid to raise awareness of health issues and the importance of protection.

Patrick McIntosh, director at Surrey-based financial planning firm KMG, reached the Amundsen-Scott research station on the South Pole four days earlier than planned after completing a 11 day journey on 17 January. The expedition, which saw McIntosh and polar guide Conrad Dickinson master a 222km trek unsupported at average temperatures of -30°C, aimed to raise £222,000 for three cancer related charities. The 58 year old adviser survived prostate, bowel and skin cancer over a 13-month period in 2012-13. He previously said having protection "made a huge difference" to his quality of ...

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