Having a Critical illness may not be the biggest problem, the recovery time might be.
85% of women survive breast cancer. (1)
83% of cancer patients suffer financially because of diagnosis. (2)
The good news is you are more likely to survive cancer now than at any time in human history. However, it takes time - time off work to have treatment. By taking out critical illness, even just a little could give you the support while you recover.
1. A 5-year survival rate for adult patients diagnosed in England in 2005-09, www.cancerresearchuk.org
2. 'Cancer's hidden price tag' by Macmillan Cancer, www.macmillan.org.uk