Market Overview

Hairy Cell Leukemia Industry Insights by Therapy (2020-2025): Chemotherapy Expected to Register Significant Growth


DUBLIN, Feb. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Hairy Cell Leukemia Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to's offering.

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According to National Organization for Rare Disorders, approximately 600-800 new cases are diagnosed each year in the United States. Most of the affected individuals are males 50 years of age or older.

Early diagnosis can help the patients live longer. In recent years, there are advanced diagnostic tests to detect the hairy cell leukemia. First and foremost diagnostic test is a complete blood profile which clearly indicates the total number of lymphocytes, which indicates the disease. Physicians can easily diagnose, if there is an enlarged spleen, by physical examination. One important confirmation test is presence of hairy cells in the blood in the lab tests. Most of the patients also require bone marrow biopsy for confirmation.

Diagnosis rates of hairy cell leukaemia has increased over the last two-three decades, which is expected to drive the market over the forecast period.

Chemotherapy Expected to Register Significant Growth Over the Forecast Period

Based on therapy, it is segmented into chemotherapy and Targeted Therapy. The key factor contributing to the growth of the chemotherapy segment is the rising incidence of leukemia cases. According to the American Cancer Society estimates, there were around 22,840 death from leukemia in 2019.

Many companies are focusing on developing breakthrough products for the treatment of hairy cell leukemia in order to maintain their competitive advantage and penetrate new regional markets. Chemotherapy drugs, specifically purine analogs such as cladribine and pentostatin, are considered as an initial treatment option for most individuals with hairy cell leukemia.

Additionally, the increase in funding for companies involved in the research related to hairy cell leukemia is expected to boost the studied market.

North America Holds the Largest Share in the Hairy Cell Leukemia Market

The hairy cell leukemia market holds the largest share in North America region due to the presence of high incidence rate, increase in geriatric population and advancements in the treatment of hairy cell leukaemia. According to National Organization for Rare Disorders, Hairy cell leukemia is a rare type of blood cancer, that affects about 6,000 persons in the United States. Europe and the Asia Pacific are followed next after North America owing to the presence of a diversified patient pool and emerging economies in these regions.

Competitive Landscape

The hairy cell leukemia market is competitive and many of the global players are into the market. For instance - Amgen Inc, AstraZeneca plc, BioGenomics Limited, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Incyte Corp, Johnson & Johnson, Merck KGaA, Merck & Co, Inc. and Pfizer Inc. are providing these products across the globe.

Key Topics Covered

1.1 Study Deliverables
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Scope of the Study



4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.2.1 Growing Burden of Leukemia Cases
4.2.2 Increase in Diagnosis Rates
4.2.3 Growing Geriatric Population
4.3 Market Restraints
4.3.1 Lack of Awareness
4.3.2 Limited Health Services in Rural Hospitals
4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

5.1 By Therapy
5.1.1 Chemotherapy
5.1.2 Targeted Therapy
5.2 Geography
5.2.1 North America United States Canada Mexico
5.2.2 Europe Germany United Kingdom France Italy Spain Rest of Europe
5.2.3 Asia-Pacific China Japan India Australia South Korea Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.2.4 Rest of the World

6.1 Company Profiles
6.1.1 Amgen Inc.
6.1.2 AstraZeneca plc
6.1.3 BioGenomics Limited
6.1.4 F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
6.1.5 Incyte Corp
6.1.6 Johnson & Johnson
6.1.7 Merck KGaA
6.1.8 Merck & Co. Inc.
6.1.9 Pfizer Inc.


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