Cancer ranks as the highest total stop-loss claim reimbursement, according to the Employee Benefits Group of the U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial Inc., which just released the top 10 stop-loss catastrophic claims categories.

The report studied claims from 2008 to 2011 and finds that the 10 medical conditions for highest stop-loss claims reimbursements held mostly steady during this time. Among the 10 medical conditions, cancer accounted for 25 percent of all stop-loss claims payments.

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