US Proton Therapy Industry to Grow at a CAGR of 14.5%

‘Growing popularity and associated advantages will continue to push the market for Proton Therapy in the US’, says RNCOS.


Noida, UP -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/31/2014 -- Proton Therapy has carved out a niche for itself in the cancer treatment market. Starting with just one proton therapy center in 1990, the US now has close to 15 proton therapy centers. With a whole lot of therapy centers coming up in various states like California, Florida, Washington and Texas, this number is expected to grow to 29 by 2018. This surge can be attributed to the various advantages associated with proton therapy, such as; more directed impact on the tumor, increased control and reduced negative impact on the healthy tissue.

The report, “US Proton Therapy Outlook: Market Opportunities”, provides a brief outlook of the US Proton Therapy Industry covering aspects such as present and future cancer demographics in the US, current radiation therapies and advantages of proton therapy over it. It also enlists the major components of a proton therapy centre and the role played by every component.

Next, we have provided a detailed analysis of the current and future market, highlighting the regions which would be home to one or more centres in 2013 and 2018. This is followed by a state wise estimation of the potential patients keeping in mind the incidence and affordability of every state. A detailed analysis of the existing and forthcoming players in terms of service providers and equipment providers has also been given.

Keeping in mind cancer incidences and affordability associated with proton therapy, we have performed an opportunity assessment for proton therapy players. The opportunity assessment chapter provides a list of top ten states with the maximum potential for a proton therapy centre. The list provides an insight into the current and future scenario of centres alongwith an estimation of shortage of proton centres in each state which would help service providers and vendors to extract benefits from the largely untapped but lucrative market.

After a thorough analysis of the market, RNCOS has deduced various trends, drivers and challenges which will have a major influence on shaping the growing market. On the competitive front, the report covers the equipment vendors and a ‘strengths-weakness’ analysis along with their business overviews, products & services, and existing & planned installations in US till 2018, thus making it a must read for consultants and companies planning to enter the market.

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