GREAT Cancer Guard: [2023] Review | Highest Coverage in SG!


Great Eastern’s GREAT Cancer Guard Review: Highest Cancer Insurance in Singapore!

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GREAT Cancer Guard is a standalone cancer insurance plan designed to give you financial protection if you’re diagnosed with any cancer stage.

Looking for a fuss-free cancer insurance plan that covers up to $300,000?

Only Great Eastern’s GREAT Cancer Guard does it.

Here’s our review, keep reading.


  • Policy Term: 1 year (renewable)
  • Minimum sum assured: $50,000
  • Minimum Assured age: 17 years old
  • Maximum Insured age: 85 years next birthday


General Features

Policy Term

The Great Eastern GREAT Cancer Guard is a renewable plan and is renewable yearly.

This means that your policy terms are always 1 year, and should you renew it, it will be extended for another year.

You may renew your policy every year until you turn 85.

However, renewables are usually not guaranteed and are up to Great Eastern’s approval (similar to all other renewable plans).

Premium Payment Term

The premium payment term for GREAT Cancer Guard is the same as the policy term, and you may choose to pay monthly, quarterly, biannually, or yearly.

The premiums are levelled, which means that they will not increase after each policy term.

As this is a critical illness (CI) policy, the premiums might still increase at the end of every policy term based on factors such as your age, health status, gender, and smoking status.

Confusing? I know.

This is because every early critical illness (ECI) and critical illness coverage – a standalone ECI/CI planwhole life with ECI/CI rider, and term plan with ECI/CI rider – don’t have guaranteed premiums yearly.

So there is always a chance of it increasing.

Select Your Sum Assured

You can select up to 5 sums assured based on what you need starting at $50,000.

Here are all the sums assured and the respective plan you can opt for:

Plan Lite Plan A Plan B Plan C Premier
Sum Assured $50,000 $100,000 $150,000 $200,000 $300,000

Key Features

Cancer Benefit

If you’re diagnosed with cancer for the first time in your lifetime, GREAT Cancer Guard will provide a lump sum payout based on your chosen plan.

This lump sum will be paid in one go to support your recovery.

With the GREAT Cancer Guard, you can receive a lump sum payout of up to $300,000, regardless of the stages of cancer.

The money is meant to assist you in your recovery journey and can be used for various purposes, such as medical treatments, bills, or other expenses.

Once you receive this benefit, your policy will come to an end.

Here are the cancers and definitions covered by the GREAT Cancer Guard:

great cancer guard covered conditions

Summary of the GREAT Cancer Guard

Cash and Cash Withdrawal Benefits
Cash Value No
Cash Withdrawal No
Health and Insurance Coverage
Death No
Total Permanent Disability No
Terminal Illness No
Critical Illness Yes, cancer only
Early Critical Illness Yes, cancer only
Health and Insurance Coverage Multiplier
Death No
Total Permanent Disability No
Terminal Illness No
Critical Illness No
Early Critical Illness No

My Review of Great Eastern’s GREAT Cancer Guard

The GREAT Cancer Guard is a simple, fuss-free cancer insurance protecting you from early to late stages of cancer.

You won’t have to undergo a medical examination, making the application process much simpler and faster.

If you are diagnosed with cancer, GREAT Cancer Guard provides a lump sum payout of up to $300,000, regardless of the cancer stage.

This money is meant to support you during your recovery journey and is easily Singapore’s highest cancer insurance coverage!

You can use it for various purposes, such as medical treatments, paying bills, or any other expenses you may have.

The GREAT Cancer Guard was awarded the best cancer insurance plan twice in our comparison list – so we’d say it’s pretty good.

The only downside to the GREAT Cancer Guard is that it has the highest premiums amongst other cancer plans in Singapore.

Not sure if this is for you?

I suggest getting a second opinion from an unbiased MAS-licensed financial advisor.


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