With 10 million deaths around world recorded in 2020, cancer is one of the leading causes of death in this modern era. Thanks to the marvels of modern medicine, the survival rate of cancer has increased tremendously in recent times. However, there is another thing that many do not openly talk about regarding cancer – the treatment costs.
So how much does cancer cost in Malaysia? the answer isn’t simple. The cost is variable and may need a combination of treatments estimates from RM16,000 for thyroid cancer to RM395,000 for higher breast cancer. The costs can be attributed to few factors such as stage and type of cancer, patient’s age, and opting for public or private treatment. However, the variations of treatments are infinite.
The best way to stay safe from cancer is to eat well, exercise, get enough sleep, and securing proper financial coverage. FWD CI First offers protection from cancer and other major critical illnesses so you won’t have to worry should the worse happen. Reach out to our Financial Wealth Consultant to learn more about the plan.