Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus or part thereof. This operation may be performed for a number of conditions, including heavy periods (menorrhagia), painful periods (dysmenorrhoea), womb displacement or benign or malignant tumours.
What information should my client provide?
Your customer should complete the Part A (hysterectomy) of gynaecology fast-track questionnaire.
Cancer of the ovaries and the cervix are the most common. Approximately 3,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year, and 7,000 with cancer of the ovaries.
Likely Underwriting Acceptance:
|Life Cover||Specified Illness Cover||Income Protection|
|Surgery carried out and malignancy excluded||
Please note that likely acceptance terms are indicative only and cases are subject to full underwriting.