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Pancreatic Cancer Travel Insurance

Cancer of the pancreas (also known as pancreatic cancer) is not a common cancer; around 7,800 people are diagnosed with it each year. It is however a severe form of Cancer as it often remains undetected and without symptoms for some time, meaning that it is often discovered once already in late stages. Being diagnosed with Cancer of the Pancreas can be a very frightening and stressful time and often people choose to take a holiday with family to relax and enjoy time together. This however comes with its own problems, especially when trying to arrange insurance.

At Insurancewith we believe that everyone deserves a holiday and in turn have designed a specific policy for people who have been diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. We have experience of insuring thousands of people with Pancreatic Cancer and know the actual risks based on our experience within the industry for the last 15 years. This means not only to you get a policy which gives you peace of mind for you and your family, it is reasonably priced and designed to cover you and your holiday. We offer worldwide policies, cruise specific policies, winter sports cover and can insure longer trips for those wishing to stay away for a while.

Your policy from Insurancewith will not only cover your camera, shoes, delayed flight and legal expenses, (a few of the many benefits offered visit www.insurancewith.com for the full list of benefits), we can also cover up to £5 million pounds of medical expenses and repatriation cover, regardless of what stage of Pancreatic Cancer you have, how far into treatment you are, and can offer travel insurance for customers still undergoing treatment.

Our trained medical screening advisers are able to offer confidential, friendly advice about our policy as well as specific risk assessment of your condition to offer you tailor-made travel insurance even if you have had:

    • a recent diagnosis of Pancreatic cancer
    • Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy or Biological Therapy

Had surgery in the last few months including:

  • a pancreatectomy
  • a distal pancreatectomy
  • a pancreatoduodenectomy/Whipple’s operation.
  • a pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy (PPPD).
  • a gastrojejunostomy.
  • Secondary Cancer/s

The actual risk of travelling with Pancreatic Cancer on for example a 2 week holiday is often actually relatively low. However in the event of an emergency or the need for immediate Pancreatic cancer treatment abroad, Insurancewith have a Doctor led, worldwide 24 hour emergency assistance company who can organise and authorise your treatment, give medical and practical advice as well as arrange alternative flights and accommodation for you and your family until you are fit to travel home. They will also liaise with the treating Doctors and your specialist in the UK to ensure any proposed treatment is of a long term benefit to you, not just an immediate solution.

Enjoy the peace of mind of great coverage with the following range of specialised policy benefits looking after you:

  • All cancers covered, including metastatic or terminal conditions
  • Emergency medical expenses cover- up to £5,000,000
  • Each case is individually assessed, so you never pay more than you need to
  • Cover for worldwide destinations
  • Doctor led 24 hour emergency helpline, reachable from anywhere in the world
    plus more…

For a confidential, specific and friendly quote please call our Insurancewith medical screening department on 02038 293 875 or get an online quote. To obtain a quote you will need your medication details and be prepared with dates of diagnosis/surgery/treatment, our staff are trained to deal with your call as well as being experienced in speaking to people with Pancreatic Cancer every day and so we can assure you that your call will be sensitively and professionally handled.

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Available Policies

You can choose from one of the following travel insurance policies, to suit your travelling needs;

Optional Extras

Depending on your chosen policy, you can select from several optional extras in the checkout including;

  • Golf Extension
  • Fishing Extension
  • Wedding Extension
  • Cruise Extension
  • Hundreds of Sports & Activities
  • And many more…

“I was pleasantly surprised by my quote and can now go on holiday happy in the knowledge that I am fully covered. I have already recommended you to some of my friends. Thank you Insurancewith, I will be using you again in the future.”

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Pancreatic Cancer Info

There are some important things to bear in mind when travelling with Pancreatic Cancer and it is always essential that you consult your GP or specialist prior to booking anything.

It is always worth researching the medical facilities available in the area you are intending to stay, to make sure in the event you fall ill, there are adequate state facilities for your needs, and this can mean that you may have to avoid remote, island resorts.

However your condition shouldn’t be the reason why you can’t take a relaxing holiday. Insurancewith Pancreatic cancer holiday insurance gives you the cover you need for that well-deserved trip, no matter the severity of your cancer – be it in remission or a terminal diagnosis. Because each case is individually assessed and underwritten, our travel insurance policies ensure only the most adequate coverage.

Insurancewith will even consider you if you’re undergoing chemo or radiotherapy. All you need to do is fulfil the policy’s key requirement of being deemed physically fit to travel by your attending doctor. We suggest contacting your doctor before booking your policy, as he or she will also be able to give you valuable information on travelling safely with your condition.

FAQ's

If you have a question you need answering, why not take a look at our most frequently asked questions.

If you still cannot find what you are looking for please do not hesitate to contact us where a member of the team will be waiting to help.

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