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Advice for prostate problem dooms insured's claim

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled that an insured who had received medical advice for a prostate problem several months before the effective date of his cancer insurance policy was not entitled to recover under the policy when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer two months after the policy’s effective date.

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