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REPORT SUMMARY

Industry OverviewGlobal radiation therapy equipment market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6% to reach $8.35 billion in 2025. The global market has witnessed a gradual transition from traditional radiotherapy technologies to sophisticated techniques such as intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and proton therapy.
Report CoverageThe report provides an in-depth coverage of the market dynamics such as market drivers, challenges, and opportunities. The report provides the value chain analysis for the market. Global and US market forecast have been provided along with the competitive landscape existing in the market.
Competitive LandscapeOver the last decade, the radiation therapy market has seen significant technological advancements that have helped in the development of more effective and easy-to-use radiotherapy products with improved and precise radiation dose delivery to offer increased efficiency in targeting tumors.

The US market has some of the top manufacturers in the radiation therapy equipment market such as Varian Medical Systems, Accuray, Mevion Medical Systems, ViewRay among others.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Market Definition
Market Segmentation
Research Methodology
Market Drivers
Market Restraints / Challenges
Market Opportunities
Global and US Radiation Therapy Equipment Market (in US$ Million, 20162025)
Value Chain Analysis
Competitive Landscape

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

MARKET SEGMENTATION

Market Segmentation by Product
External Beam Radiotherapy
Internal Beam Radiotherapy
Market Segmentation by Application
Prostate Cancer
Breast Cancer
Head & Neck Cancer
Gynaecological Cancer
Market Segmentation by End-users
Hospitals
Independent Radiotherapy Centers
Market Segmentation by Region
North America
Asia Pacific
Europe
Middle East & Africa
South America

Radiotherapy Equipment Market Infographic

Global Radiation Therapy Equipment Definition and Application:

Radiation therapy definition (also called radiotherapy) is a cancer treatment that uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. At high doses, radiation therapy kills cancer cells or slows their growth by damaging their DNA. Cancer cells whose DNA is damaged beyond repair stop dividing or die. When the damaged cells die, they are broken down and removed by the body.

1. Treating Early Stage Cancer: Some cancers are sensitive to radiation and hence radiotherapy can make the cancer shrink or completely go away

2. Stopping Recurring Cancer: Cancer can spread from where it started to other body parts. For instance, patients with certain kinds of lung cancer may get radiation to the brain, even when there is no cancer known to be there. Hence, Doctors often treat areas where cancer cells might have already had with radiation to kill any cancer cells before they grow into tumors

3. Treating symptoms caused by advanced cancer: Radiation helps relieve problems like pain, trouble swallowing or breathing, or bowel blockages that can be caused by advanced cancer which cannot be cured. This is called palliative radiation

What are some of the Recent Advances in Radiation Therapy?

The two major advancement in the radiation therapy in conjunction with radiotherapy and oncology are:

1. External Beam Radiation Therapy: The process directs a beam of radiation from outside the body at cancerous tissues inside the body

2. Internal Beam Radiation Therapy: It is also called brachytherapy or seed implantation. It delivers a high dose of radiation directly to the tumor. With internal radiation therapy, the oncologist implants or inserts radioactive materials at the cancer site

Radiotherapy Devices Market Forecast?

The global Radiation Therapy Equipment market is analyzed to grow from $6.24 billion in 2020 to $8.35 billion in 2025 at a CAGR of 6%. The global market has witnessed a gradual transition from traditional radiotherapy treatment to sophisticated techniques such as intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and proton therapy. There procedures are improving the precision, minimal radiation therapy side effects, and accuracy of radiotherapy. Some of the radiation therapy companies manufacturing radiation treatment machines are Varian Medical Systems, Accuray, Mevion Medical Systems, and ViewRay among others.