According to the CDC, cancer is the second leading cause of mortality, causing ~584,881 deaths worldwide in 2013. Early diagnosis is the key to prevent the rising number of cancer-related deaths. The global cancer diagnostics market is witnessing a rapid transformation owing to several technological advancements in diagnostic platforms such as next-generation sequencing, DNA microarrays, and polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Moreover, the market has seen the advent of hybrid imaging instruments with enhanced accuracy, such as PET/CT and SPECT/CT. These advancements have augmented the growth of the cancer diagnostics market.
The instrument-based cancer diagnostics segment accounted for the largest share of the global the cancer diagnostics market, by technology, while breast cancer accounted for the largest share of the cancer diagnostics applications market, in 2014.
North America accounted for the largest share of the global cancer diagnostics market, followed by Europe, Asia, and the Rest of the World (RoW). In the coming years, the cancer diagnostics market is expected to experience the highest growth rate in the Asian region, with emphasis on India and China. These countries are expected to serve as revenue pockets for companies operating in the cancer diagnostics market.
The global cancer diagnostics market witnesses high competitive intensity as there are several big and many small firms operating in different segments of the market. These companies adopt various strategies (agreements/partnerships/joint ventures/collaborations, new product launches, geographical expansions, and acquisitions) to increase their market shares and establish a strong foothold in the global market.
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