Skin Cancer is one of the most common cancer in New Zealand. According to the data from Science Learning Hub and Cancer Society, about 67,000 New Zealander developed skin cancer every year, which is about 80% of all types of newly developed cancer. The incidence of melanoma in New Zealand and Australia is about four times that of Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.
The main reason is:
Skin cancer is divided into two major categories - melanoma and non-melanoma.
The three most common types of skin cancer are:
More than 90% of skin cancers are caused by excessive sun exposure. It is essential to check melanoma early in time because it helps to get the best treatment opportunities.
Here are some tips for you:
From September to next April, New Zealand's ultraviolet radiation level is very high between 10 am and 4 pm. Remember to have enough sun protection during that period.
There are several types of insurance on the market that cover cancer, and skin cancer is included.
Health Insurance: The comprehensive coverage of health insurance covers almost all cancer diagnosis and later treatment.
Trauma Insurance:Cancer is one of the diseases under Trauma insurance. According to the type of trauma products and the additional insurance terms selected, the insured person may obtain insurance company benefits at different stages of skin cancer.
Life Insurance: If the insured person has skin cancer and has previously protected the life and the policy is in force, the insured person can also obtain the life insurance claims in advance after being diagnosed with a terminal illness (subject to specific terms).