Ovarian Cancer Treatment Market

Posted by ahila on April 27th, 2018

Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer, which affects ovaries it causes rapid and abnormal increase of cell growth in ovaries. The exact cause of cancer is still unknown. An epithelial tumour, germ cell tumour and primary peritoneal carcinoma are types of ovarian cancer. Common symptoms include pressure in pelvis or lower back, changes in bowel movements, tiredness or low energy and more frequent urination. In most of the ovarian cancer cases, cancer will not be diagnosed until it has progressed to an advanced stage. Ovarian cancer is one of most common cause of cancer deaths in woman. Thereby need for development of the more effective drugs in treatment of ovarian cancer.

Increase in incidence of ovarian cancer worldwide is driving the ovarian cancer treatment market. According to WHO, an estimated 238,700 woman are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012. The increase in older woman population, rising government funding and raising health care awareness able to grow ovarian cancer treatment market over the forecast period. According to ovarian cancer research fund alliance, the rate of prevalence of ovarian cancer is higher in woman between 55 to 66 years, many of the cancer foundations are funding to educate patients and healthcare professionals regarding symptoms and treatment options for ovarian cancer which may impact ovarian cancer market revenue growth positively over a forecast period. However, availability of generic drugs, lack of accurate diagnosis of ovarian cancer, and patient expiry of the key patented drugs like gemzar, taxol and paraplatin are expected to hamper the ovarian cancer treatment market.

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Ovarian cancer treatment market segmented on the basis of type of cancer, drug class, and stage

Based on type of cancer, ovarian cancer treatment market is segmented into

  • Epithelial Ovarian Tumor
  • Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor
  • Ovarian Stomatal Tumor
  • Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma

Based on drug class, ovarian cancer treatment market is segmented into

  • Chemotherapeutic Agents
  • Targeted Therapy Drugs
  • Immune System Modulators
  • Hormones

Based on distribution channel, ovarian cancer treatment market is segmented into

  • Hospital Pharmacies
  • Retail Pharmacies
  • Others

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