Breast cancer is characterized by uncontrolled growth of cancerous cells in the breast. It occurs in both males and females, however, the incidence of breast cancer in males is rare. Histologically, breast cancer can be classified into ductal carcinoma, lobular carcinoma, nipple cancer, and other undifferentiated carcinoma. Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in women. HER-2 is a protein that affects the growth of malignant cells and is usually found on the surface of normal breast cells. Sometimes, a large number of HER-2 receptors are found on the surface of breast cancer cells. These HER-2 receptors are responsible for stimulating the growth and division of malignant cancerous cells. This condition is therefore known as HER-2 positive breast cancer. HER-2 positive breast cancers have a tendency to spread and metastasize more rapidly than HER-2 negative breast cancers. HER-2 positive breast cancer is more prevalent in females than males. In 2012, GLOBOCAN reported that breast cancer accounted for 11.9 percent of the total number of cancer cases and led to 522,000 deaths worldwide. HER-2 positive breast cancer accounts for almost 25 percent of all types of breast cancer.
Analysts forecast the HER-2 Positive Breast Cancer market in US to grow at a CAGR of 12.65 percent over the period 2014-2019.
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the HER-2 Positive Breast Cancer market in the US for the period 2015-2019. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated through the sales of targeted therapeutics and chemotherapeutics used in the management of HER-2 positive breast cancer patients.
The report also presents the vendor landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the top vendors in the HER-2 Positive Breast Cancer market in the US. In addition, it discusses the major drivers that influence the growth of the market. It also outlines the challenges faced by the vendors and the market at large, as well as the key trends that are emerging in the market.
HER-2 Positive Breast Cancer Market in US 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape of the HER-2 Positive Breast Cancer market in the US and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
F. Hoffmann-La Roche
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Other Prominent Vendors
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries
Increase in Population of Breast Cancer Patients
Poor Diagnosis and Screening
Increase in Awareness
Key Questions Answered in this Report
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What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
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