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Useful resources for cancer insurance

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We have selected a few key resources where you can get more information.

Cancer statistics 

Cancer statistics used in this guide are the latest official ones from the Office of National Statistics, as at September 2014. The ONS publishes a vast range of figures on cancer, freely available online.

http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/datasets-and-tables/index.html 

There are three main sources of information on cancer:

Cancer Research UK 

Cancer Research UK is the largest cancer research organisation in Europe. It funds research and offers information on all aspects of the disease from its causes, to treatment and prevention, education and psychological support for patients.

www.cancerresearchuk.org

The free nurse helpline offers advice from specialist cancer nurses: 0808 800 4040

Macmillan Cancer Support 

The charity Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. It provides practical, medical and financial support with booklets on cancer and treatment.

www.macmillan.org.uk 

The support line offers answers or just a chat: 0808 808 0000 

NHS Choices 

The national helpline offers advice on conditions, local services, treatment, and healthy living. It cannot offer advice on private treatment: www.nhs.uk 

Find an independent financial advisor

www.unbiased.co.uk is the UK's most comprehensive professional adviser search website.

vouchedFor is a client review site on independent financial advisers. www.vouchedfor.co.uk/search-for-ifa 

Find a broker for travel insurance 

The British Insurance Brokers Association offers advice on finding a local broker but cannot help on individual product advice 

www.biba.org.uk/consumerhome.aspx  or call 0870 950 1790

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