Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. Every year about 52,300¹ men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the UK. So with so many people affected it’s surprising that so many sufferers struggle to get travel insurance or pay excessive premiums which in most cases is just not necessary. Prostate cancer that is confined to the prostate has an approximate survival rate of 78%¹ (surviving 10 years or more). Therefore, it’s surprising that so many insurers misunderstand the condition and are reluctant to insure it at a reasonable cost, if at all. Some insurers charge astronomical premiums because they don’t fully understand the actual risk. To view our general cancer travel insurance page, please click here.
At Insurancewith we do understand the actual risk and believe that everyone deserves a holiday, so in turn have designed a specific policy for people who have been diagnosed with Prostate Cancer. We have experience of insuring thousands of people with Prostate Cancer and have done so for the last 15 years. This means not only do 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.
Often, people with a prostate cancer diagnosis can find it harder to get cover for their holiday. If you can find a policy to cover you, it can usually cost more as often insurers see you as a higher risk for making a claim than someone with no medical conditions.
At Insurancewith, we work differently to the rest of the market. Our founder, Fiona, found that often travel insurance policies for people with cancer either weren’t available or were prohibitively expensive – often costing more than the price of the holiday itself!
Although we ask a few more questions than other providers, getting the right kind of cover on your travels is important. Here at Insurancewith, we do more than just insurance. We’ll make sure you’re cared for from sale to claim.
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 if you have had a recent diagnosis of prostate cancer, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, immunotherapy or any other biological therapy. We also can provide cover if you have had recent surgery, such as:
The actual risk of travelling with Prostate 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 Prostate cancer treatment abroad, Insurancewith have a 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.
We can’t be found on comparison sites, and we provide award-winning cover, but that’s not all. Some of our policy benefits include:
We will consider covering all cancers and shown below are the most common ones we are asked to cover. However, if your particular cancer is not shown don’t worry, because you can still get a quote by entering your type of cancer when prompted during the quote process and proceed from there.
Alternatively, you can call our Customer Service Centre on 0333 005 1066 and they will be happy to process the quote for you.
Insurancewith has bespoke cancer travel insurance cover for the more common cancers such as:
The Insurancewith travel insurance for cancer patients policy was created by people with first-hand experience of cancer, who really understand your problems when it comes to buying travel insurance that gives you a suitable policy at an appropriate price. We also have cancer travel insurance policies for rarer cancers such as:
For a confidential, specific and friendly quote please call our Insurancewith medical screening department on 0333 005 1066 or get a quote online. 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 Prostate Cancer every day and so we can assure you that your call will be sensitively and professionally handled.
Our common-sense approach to medical travel cover has been recognised by industry peers and customers alike. We want to make it easier for more people to travel. Many of those we’ve helped talk about how they’d almost given up with the idea of getting away. We understand that getting away and knowing you’re protected should something unexpected occur has a real impact.
¹ Figures from Cancer Research UK – Find out more here
² Based upon Trustpilot data from December, 2022
*Please note, Insurancewith’s online prices automatically include a 15% discount against our Customer Service Centre prices
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