Lymphoma Travel Insurance
Lymphoma is a type of Cancer that affects the blood. This particular Cancer originates in the blood cells that fight infections, which are part of the immune system and are known as lymphocytes. Those types of cells are found in the bone marrow, the lymph nodes, the spleen, the thymus and elsewhere in the body. Many subtypes of Lymphoma are currently known, including the two main categories of Hodgkin’s and non Hodgkin’s Disease, each of which affects a different type of lymphocyte. Lymphoma is one of the Cancers that is easily treated, often times complete remission is possible.
JS Travel Insurance can now provide cover for your Gadgets, such as Mobile Phones, Tablets and Computer Game Consoles. You will be able to select this cover on the quote page of our website.
JS Travel Insurance provides cover for Residents of the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands. If you are a Resident of the Republic of Ireland, please call us for a quote.
Summary of Cover
|Section & Cover||Silver||Gold||Platinum|
|Cancellation or Curtailment||-||£2,000||£5,000|
|Medical and Repatriation||£10,000,000||£10,000,000||£10,000,000|
|Failure of Carrier||£1,500||£1,500||£1,500|
Lymphoma Medical Questions
When obtaining a quote for Travel Insurance to cover Lymphoma, you will be asked a number of questions. These will include:
- Have you been advised to have any treatment for this condition in the last ten years ?
- Has this affected your brain or spinal cord ?
- Is there any ongoing treatment or is any planned ?
- Are strong painkillers being taken ?
Causes of Lymphoma
The exact causes of Lymphoma are not known, but factors that may increase chances of developing the disease are:
- Epstein-Barr Virus
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
- Autoimmune Disease
- Immune Suppression Therapy
- Exposure to Toxic Chemicals
Symptoms of Lymphoma
- Swelling in the neck, groin or underarm
- Pins and needles
- Abdominal discomfort caused by enlarged spleen
- Weight loss
Travel Advice with Lymphoma
As long as you feel fit and able then you will be fine to travel while diagnosed with Lymphoma. You should however check with your GP and follow recommendations that they have. If your immune system is repressed then some parts of the world with poor sanitation or high rates of contagious diseases should be avoided.
Any Medication that you are taking should be carried in hand luggage in case of delays or loss of luggage.
Before you leave the country, it is important to purchase a Travel Insurance policy that will cover your Lymphoma or any other pre existing medical condition you may have.
This Travel Insurance is provided by goodtogoinsurance.com. Goodtogoinsurance.com is a trading name of Ancile Insurance Group Limited, Registered Address: Kao Hockham Building, Edinburgh Way, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2NQ. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority - No. 471641.