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At a Glance
Up to S$150,000 payout for any stage of cancer
Enjoy guaranteed policy renewal up to 70 years old
Apply easily online, no health check-up required
Features & Benefits
On top of the potential loss of income, cancer patients incur a staggering amount of treatment expenses during the recovery period. Treatment for later-stage cancer can range from S$100,000 to S$200,000 per year1.
CancerCare provides a lump sum payout of up to S$150,0002 upon diagnosis of cancer which the policyholder and his family can use for any type of expenses. Premiums start from S$8.90/month3 (before prevailing promotions) and may be revised based on the attained age at the start of renewal every 5 years.
Lump sum payout upon cancer diagnosis
Lump sum payout in the event of death
Please refer to the Sample Policy Contract for the precise terms, conditions and exclusions.
How it works
At age 40
- John purchases a CancerCare Advantage plan
- He pays a monthly premium of S$43.125 for the first 5 years
At age 43
- John is diagnosed with cancer
- He receives the Cancer Benefit payout of S$150,0002 in a lump sum and the policy terminates
Who is eligible?
|Between 18 and 60 years (based on your last birthday)
|Place of residence
|Singapore citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who is residing in Singapore
You need to have a DBS/POSB Savings or Current account to get our CancerCare plan. Apply here if you don’t have one yet. Remember to apply for digibank access.
Getting a CancerCare plan is simple and fully digital! Answer just 1 health question, no health check-ups required.
Alternatively, speak to our Wealth Planning Managers
Get more Benefits
Earn bonus interest on your DBS Multiplier Account with all Manulife protection or endowment plans distributed by DBS for 12 consecutive months. Find out more.
No minimum regular or single premium amount is required. Earn bonus interest for 12 months consecutively.
How to Claim
Please visit Manulife’s claim portal to view the list of documents required for submission and submit your claim online.
Frequently Asked Questions
Please refer to the full list of Frequently Asked Questions here.
You will enjoy coverage for 5 years after which policy will automatically renew every 5 years. The maximum renewal age is 70.
No. This policy has no cash value.
Yes, there is a 90-day waiting period from the policy issue date or date of reinstatement of the policy, whichever is later. Waiting period is the time specified which must pass before the coverage begins.
The person insured must also survive for at least 7 days from the date of diagnosis of cancer. Otherwise, only the death benefit shall be payable.
If the policyholder is diagnosed with cancer and then dies, are both the cancer benefit and death benefit paid out?
No. If the life insured is diagnosed with cancer and survived for at least 7 days from date of diagnosis, the cancer benefit will be paid out and the policy terminates. Otherwise, only the death benefit shall be payable.
Manulife will not pay the cancer benefit if:
- the life insured did not survive for at least 7 days from the date of diagnosis of a cancer;
- the date of diagnosis of a cancer is within 90 days from the policy issue date or the date of reinstatement of this policy, whichever is later;
- the condition claimed is in the presence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome or any AIDS-related condition; or
- the condition claimed is due to a pre-existing cancer.
For product related enquiries, you can email Manulife at email@example.com. If you are facing technical difficulties, you may explore our live chat service in DBS/POSB digibank online.
1Source: Ming Feng. “Can You Afford Cancer Treatment? An Insight On The True Cost Of Cancer Treatment In Singapore”. Seedly. October 13, 2021. https://blog.seedly.sg/true-cost-cancer-treatment-singapore/
2We will not pay the cancer benefit if: the life insured did not survive for at least 7 days from the date of diagnosis of a cancer; the date of diagnosis of a cancer is within 90 days from the policy issue date or the date of reinstatement of this policy, whichever is later; if the life insured has contracted Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) or any AIDS-related condition; or if cancer was pre-existing.
3This premium amount is based on Headstart plan for a male aged 18. The premium amount is for the first 5 years and will be revised after 5 years based on attained age at the start of each renewal.
4We will not pay the death benefit if: the life insured dies from suicide or due to a pre-existing condition within one year of the policy issue date or the effective date of the most recent reinstatement of the policy, whichever is later. We will refund all premiums paid without interest and less any medical or other expenses we have paid in connection with the policy.
5The premium amount is calculated based on a male aged 40. Please refer to the Product Documents for the Policy Illustration and Product Summary.
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In Collaboration with Manulife
CancerCare is issued and underwritten by Manulife (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. ("Manulife") (Reg. No. 198002116D) and distributed by DBS. It is not an obligation of, deposit in or guaranteed by DBS.
This policy is protected under the Policy Owners’ Protection Scheme which is administered by the Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation (“SDIC”). Coverage for the policy is automatic and no further action is required from you. For more information on the types of benefits that are covered under the scheme as well as the limits of coverage, where applicable, please contact Manulife or visit the Life Insurance Association or SDIC websites (www.lia.org.sg or www.sdic.org.sg).
Deposit Insurance Scheme
Singapore dollar deposits of non-bank depositors and monies and deposits denominated in Singapore dollars under the Supplementary Retirement Scheme are insured by the Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation, for up to S$75,000 in aggregate per depositor per Scheme member by law. Monies and deposits denominated in Singapore dollars under the CPF Investment Scheme and CPF Retirement Sum Scheme are aggregated and separately insured up to S$75,000 for each depositor per Scheme member. Foreign currency deposits, dual currency investments, structured deposits and other investment products are not insured.
Information is correct as at 20 February 2024.