Market Overview

Opportunity Outlook for the Global Radiation Oncology Market to 2024: Analysis by Therapy Type, Application, End-User and Region -


The "Global
Radiation Oncology Market Trends and Drivers, Restraints, and
Opportunities 2018-2024"
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According to the estimation of National Cancer Institute, in the US,
around 1.6 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed, and 595,690 people
have died due to cancer in 2016. According to the study of World Health
Organization, approximately 14 million new cancer cases were diagnosed
and is expected to increase by about 70% over the next 2 decades.

Increasing cancer cases and increasing adoption of non-invasive
procedures in emerging countries are expected to fuel the growth of the
radiation oncology market in the near future.

The radiation oncology market is booming due to increasing incidences of
cancer globally, increasing elderly population, and technological

The high cost of instrument and therapy, side effects, and lack of
trained technicians in developing countries are few of the factors
hampering the market growth.

The markets in emerging countries are expected to grow rapidly during
the forecast period due to increasing healthcare spending, growing
patient pool, and increasing healthcare awareness among the public.

Segment Analysis

The market, by therapy type, is segmented into external beam radiation
therapy, internal beam radiation therapy, and systemic radiation
therapy. External beam radiation therapy occupied the largest share in
2017 due to its high usability, and it is a highly effective treatment
for various cancer types such as prostate cancer (that can cure up to
95% of cases).

The market, by application, is segmented into prostate cancer, cervical
cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, head & neck cancer, brain cancer,
and others. Prostate cancer occupies the largest market share and is
expected to be the fastest growing segment during the forecast period.

The market, by end-users, is segmented into hospitals, radiation therapy
centers, ambulatory service centers, and others. Hospitals occupied a
significant share of the radiation oncology market in 2016, and this
trend is expected to continue for the next 5 years.

Companies Featured

  • Accuray Incorporated
  • C.R. Bard Inc.
  • Carl Zeiss Meditec AG
  • Elekta AB
  • Hitachi Medical Corporation
  • IBA Worldwide
  • IsoRay Inc.
  • Mevion Medical Systems
  • Nordion Inc.
  • Varian Medical Systems
  • ViewRay Inc.

Key Topics Covered

1 Industry Outlook

2 Report Outline

3 Market Snapshot

4 Market Outlook

5 Market Characteristics

6 Therapy Type: Market Size and Analysis

7 Application: Market Size and Analysis

8 End-Users: Market Size and Analysis

9 Regions: Market Size and Analysis

10 Competitive Landscape

11 Vendor Profiles

12 Companies to Watch For

13 Annexure

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