Radiation therapy uses high energy radiation on targeted cells and cell growth to stop them from growing and dividing. It is a local treatment like surgery and affects a specific area only.
Radiation can come from a machine (external radiation), from implants (internal radiation) placed near the tumors. Radiotherapy is mostly and widely used for the treatment of cancerous tumor, benign tumors and other conditions like thyroid disease and some blood disorders.
The global radiotherapy market is driven by a number of factors like an increase in the number of cancer patients, reduction in the cost of treatment in many developed countries, huge government and non government investments in Research and Development of cancer treatment and preference for non invasive procedures of treatment.
However, the lack of skilled personnel to perform the therapy, competent alternative therapy, its inability to be used for metastasis state of cancer and side effects like skin rashes, scar tissue formation have restrained the market growth.
The radiotherapy market is segmented based on the types of radiotherapy, application and by the equipments used. Based on the type of radiotherapy, the market is further segmented as external beam radiation therapy, internal radiation therapy and systemic radiation therapy.
The external beam radiation therapy is further sub segmented as intensity modulated radiation therapy, image guided radiation therapy, tomotherapy, stereotactic radio surgery, stereotactic body radiation therapy and proton therapy. Based on application the market is segmented as skin and lip cancer, head and neck cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, cervical cancer, lung cancer, spine cancer and others like thyroid treatment. Based on equipment used, the radiotherapy market is segmented as linear accelerators, radiation therapy simulators and treatment planning systems.
Based on geographical location, the radiotherapy market can be divided into North America (USA, Canada and Mexico), Europe (France, UK, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Russia and Italy), Asia-Pacific (India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand), Middle East and Africa (GCC, Egypt) and Latin America (Brazil and Argentina).
The increasing technological innovations and rise in healthcare expenditure and global GDP are some of the market opportunities for the key market vendors. However, they face the challenges to deal with cost of equipment and therapy especially in developing countries and stringent regulations and reimbursement policies. The key market players in the industry are GE Healthcare, Siemens, IBA, Varian, Cardinal Health, Nordion, Isoray among many others.
Market analysis for the global radiotherapy market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis.
Market definition along with the identification of key drivers and restraints.
Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenarios, rising prospective opportunities, and identification of key companies that can influence this market on a global and regional scale
Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their market shares
Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the Global radiotherapy Market
A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information
A wide-ranging knowledge and insights about the major players in this industry and the key strategies adopted by them to sustain and grow in the studied market
Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped
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