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Secure Answer Cancer Insurance from Physicians Mutual Insurance Company

No one wants to hear the words "It's cancer." But what if it was you the doctor was talking to … or someone in your family? It's important to have all the facts when making decisions on treatment options for you and your loved ones.

Time Saver: For information about our cancer insurance and the benefits you can receive, download this Coverage Overview.


The Facts About Cancer1

  • In the United States, about 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will develop cancer in their lifetime

  • Over 1.6 million new cancer cases were expected in 2015

  • Although the disease can affect people of all ages, most cancers are diagnosed in people over age 55

  • Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in women

  • Prostate cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer in men

Cancer Costs

  • The direct costs of cancer in the United States are over $77 billion and indirect costs are over $124 billion.2

  • In 2010 alone, the initial cost per patient (national average) was high:3


    • Colorectal cancer costs = over $50,000
    • Uterine cancer costs = over $26,000
    • Melanoma costs = over $5,000
  • Many costs aren't covered by major medical insurance.

  • Out-of pocket expenses can include:

    • Co-pays, deductibles or costs exceeding your benefit limits
    • Treatments excluded by your insurance
    • Prescriptions not covered by your insurance
    • Travel to and from treatment centers, lodging

The Secure Answer

The good news is the five-year survival rate is up due to advances in early detection and innovative treatments. Secure Answer Cancer Insurance from Physicians Mutual Insurance Company can work with any existing health insurance you may have. With this insurance, you can receive cash benefits for quality cancer treatments, drugs, therapies and specialists — and much more — so you can focus on your health and get back to living your life. Plus, you can even receive cash benefits for important preventive care screenings — without even having to be diagnosed with cancer. See Coverage Overview for a more complete list of services that may be included.

  • Benefits paid directly to you or your provider — whichever you prefer.

  • You can use your cash benefits to pay for treatment, travel, lost income or any other unexpected medical costs — it's your choice.

  • Cash benefits are paid in addition to any other coverage you may have.

  • As long as you pay your premiums your coverage is guaranteed renewable.

  • Two benefit options for individuals or families, plus additional rider coverage for cancer and heart attack, stroke or heart bypass surgery.

  • Easy to apply — just a few health questions determine your eligibility.

We're Here to Help

Talk with one of our caring insurance advisors for more details about our cancer insurance benefits, rates, exceptions and reductions. We'll give you the straightforward answers and guidance you need and deserve. Call us at 1-888-932-7642.

1 "Cancer Facts and Figures 2015," American Cancer Society, 2015
2 "Cancer Facts and Figures 2013," American Cancer Society, 2013
3 "Projections of the cost of cancer care in the United States: 2010-2020," Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2011, published by Oxford University Press, authored by Mariotto, AB; Yabroff, KR; Shao, Y; Feuer, EJ; Brown, ML (Data uses 65-year olds)
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