Research and Markets: Global Radiation Therapy Market Report: 2013 Edition

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Radiation Therapy Market Report: 2013 Edition" report to their offering.

The radiation therapy market is growing at a healthy pace over the past few years on account of rising cancer cases and increase in sophistication of new treatment processes. Several countries with growing economies, including China, India, South Africa and Brazil, are under-equipped and offer a huge opportunity for growth. External beam therapy devices contribute the maximum share to the global radiotherapy devices market, followed by internal radiotherapy devices and systemic radiotherapy devices.

The US market segment is relatively mature and has a significant portion of the installed capacity worldwide. The US market is largely driven by replacements of older radiotherapy systems and reimbursement levels for radiation therapy. In Europe, markets like Russia, Turkey and countries in Eastern Europe have a shortage of radiotherapy systems. Demand in Asia Pacific market remained high in the year 2012 with relatively strong growth in China and India. Key issues of the market include strict regulations and costly treatment. The medical equipment industry is characterized by rapid technological developments and continuous improvements of industrial know-how, resulting in companies launching new products and improved methods for treatment. In radiotherapy and radiosurgery markets, there are three major players namely Varian, Elekta AB and Accuray Incorporated.

This report analyzes the global radiation therapy market with focus on sub-segments like linear accelerator system, proton therapy and particle therapy. The report presents some of the major drivers, trends and challenges being faced by the industry. It also analyzes the competitive scenario of the global radiation therapy market, along with the competitive conditions being faced in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. The profiles of the major players are being included in the report.

Key Topics Covered

1. Radiation Therapy (RT) - Overview

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Types of Radiation Therapy

1.3 RT Action Mechanism

1.4 RT Effect on Different Cancer Types

2. Radiation Therapy - Global Market

2.1 Market Size

2.2 Market Share by Types

2.3 Linear Accelerator System Devices

2.4 Proton Therapy

2.5 Particle Therapy or Hadron Therapy

3. Radiation Therapy - Regional Markets

3.1 North America

3.2 EMEA

3.3 APAC

3.4 Latin America

4. Market Dynamics

4.1 Recent Trends

4.2 Growth Drivers

4.3 Key Issues

5. Competitive Landscape

5.1 North America

5.2 Europe

5.3 Asia Pacific

6. Company Profiles

7. Market Outlook

7.1 Market Forecast

7.2 Forecast Methodology

Companies Mentioned

- Accuray

- Elekta

- Siemens

- Varian Medical Systems

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Healthcare and Medical Devices