Cancer Dread Disease Cover


Your number one priority is to look after your family. Our number one priority is to look after you. Our All Women Dread Disease helps us and you to do just that with a cover of between R250,000 and R1 million. This cover has been specifically designed for women, covering a range of women-related cancers, pregnancy complications, childhood illnesses, and more. 

Woman-related cancers 

We cover a wide range of women-related cancers, such as breast cancer, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer if it’s not low malignant potential/borderline, uterine cancer, fallopian tube cancer, choriocarcinoma, vaginal cancer, and vulval cancer.

Childhood illnesses 

Because being a mom often means placing your children’s needs above your own, we designed our All Woman Dread Disease Insurance to also cover your children for a range of illnesses, so you have peace of mind for yourself and for them. 

You can cover up to four children under the age of 18 for the following illnesses: leukaemia, lymphoma, neuroblastoma, retinoblastoma, nephroblastoma, osteosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, and malignant or benign brain tumours.

Pregnancy complications 

1st for Women’s Dread Disease Insurance covers you and your child for a range of pregnancy complications.

Cover for you

If during pregnancy or birth, you experience the following complications, among others, we’ll pay out 20% of your total insured amount: 

  • Spend more than 48 hours in the ICU.

  • Spend 24 hours in ICU and three or more consecutive days in a general hospital ward.

  • Miscarry due to amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling. 

  • Experience fetal death after 28 weeks of pregnancy following accidental trauma.

  • Suffer clinically documented eclampsia.

Cover for your child 

If following the birth of your child, s/he experiences any of the following complications, among others, we’ll pay out 20% of your insured amount: 

  • Spina bifida.

  • Congenital blindness in one or both eyes.

  • Congenital deafness confirmed by a specialist.

  • Congenital heart disease which has undergone surgical correction.

All Woman Dread Disease Cover benefits

It’s not just our Dread Disease Cover that gives you peace of mind; we offer a range of benefits specifically designed to keep you and your loved ones safe. These include:

  • Law for Her, a 24/7 telephonic line where you can get professional legal advice.

  • 24-hour crisis management if your home is invaded. 

  • 24-hour location-based panic button services, accessed via your cellphone. 

  • Emergency medical and trauma assistance services 24/7.

  • Treatment for HIV within 72 hours of accidental exposure. 

If you’re considering getting an All Woman Dread Disease Cover quote, you can read more about all the benefits and what you’re covered for here: 

All Women Dread Disease Cover Brochure

All Women Dread Disease Cover Benefits.

All Woman Dread Disease Cover quotes 

Everything you do for your loved ones makes you irreplaceable. Should you fall ill, having Dread Disease Cover specifically designed for women will help you focus on taking care of your health while we help to take care of the financial costs. Get a 1st for Women All Women Dread Disease Insurance Quote.


Terms and conditions apply. Long-term insurance products are underwritten by 1Life Insurance Limited, an authorised financial services provider (FSP24769).

Life Insurance Benefits

  • Get up to R10 000 000 life cover
  • Add up to 10 beneficiaries
  • Cover won’t expire 

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