The complex landscape of cancer risks

Issues and opportunities for insurers

While insurance can't compensate for the suffering cancer inflicts, it can reduce the financial stress associated with fighting it. As treatments continue to improve, more people are living with or recovering from cancer.  We therefore, have great opportunity to help design products to better support the one in three individuals touched by cancer in their lifetime. 

The possibilities are endless, but cancer is also a moving target for life insurers and we have to be ready and able to keep up with the dynamic changes it presents. New forms of diagnosis, treatment, precision oncology and prevention create a complex landscape of new risks – and new opportunities.  That's why cancer will remain a key topic for Swiss Re.

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