Global Head and Neck Cancer Market – Snapshot

The global head and neck cancer market is driven by increase in the patient population, rise in health care infrastructure in developing economies, growth of the pharmaceutical industry, surge in research and development activity, increase in product approvals, and rise in government initiatives. An estimated 75% of head and neck cancers is caused due to consumption of alcohol and tobacco. However, high cost of treatment and high failure rate of late stage clinical trials are the major factors restraining the global market.

Head and Neck Cancer

The global head and neck cancer market has been segmented based on drug class, distribution channel, and region. In terms of drug class, the global market has been classified into EFGR inhibitors, mitotic inhibitors, anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibodies, and others. The anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibodies segment is projected to account for major share of the market by the end of the forecast period. Increase in research and development activity in the pharmaceutical industry, development of new products, and rise in mergers & acquisitions are expected to drive the segment during the forecast period. Based on distribution channel, the global head and neck cancer market has been classified into hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, and e-commerce. In terms of region, the global market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.

Based on drug class, the anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibodies segment is anticipated to dominate the global head and neck cancer market. Increase in awareness, rise in demand for efficient drugs for treatment, and new product approvals are expected to propel the segment during the forecast period. For instance, in November 2016, Bristol-Myers Squibb received the FDA approval for Opdivo (nivolumab) for intravenous treatment of individuals with metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN)

In terms of distribution channel, the hospital pharmacies segment dominated the global head and neck cancer market. Increase in patient population and improvement in health care infrastructure are expected to drive the segment during the forecast period.

North America accounted for the largest share of the global market in 2017. Rise in prevalence of head and neck cancer (HNC), surge in health care expenditure, growth of the pharmaceutical industry, rise in mergers & acquisitions, and robust product pipeline are anticipated to drive the market in the region during the forecast period. Rise in demand for efficient drugs for treatment of HNCs in emerging economies such as China and India, growing pharmaceutical industry, and rapidly increasing patient population are anticipated to fuel the growth of the market in Asia Pacific during the forecast period. The head and neck cancer market in Latin America and Middle East & Africa is expected to be driven by rise in government initiatives to promote better health care facilities and increase in investment in health care sector during the forecast period. Growth of the health care industry, increase in the number of pharmaceutical companies, and rise in demand for therapeutics are expected to augment the market in these regions during the forecast period.

Major players operating in the global head and neck cancer market include Sanofi, Pfizer, Eli Lilly and Company, Merck KgaA, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Bayer AG, Galera, Fresenius Kabi, and Teva Pharmaceuticals. Increase in mergers & acquisitions, new product development, and strategic collaboration between major companies and governing authorities are expected to drive the global market during the forecast period. In October 2018, Sanofi received the FDA approval for TAXOTERE for the treatment of patients with head and neck cancer.

Global Head and Neck Cancer Market: Overview

This report analyzes the current and future scenario of the global head and neck cancer market. Increase in patient population with head and neck cancer, growth of the pharmaceutical industry, improvement in health care infrastructure, and surge in the number of clinical trials are projected to be the major drivers of the global market during the forecast period.

The global head and neck cancer market report comprises an elaborate executive summary, which includes a snapshot that provides information about various segments of the market. It also provides information and data analysis of the global market with respect to the segments based on drug class, distribution channel, and region. A detailed qualitative analysis of drivers and restraints of the market, and opportunities has been provided in the market overview section. Additionally, the section comprises competitive matrix and company profiles along with business overview to understand the competitive landscape in the market. This section of the report also provides market attractiveness analysis by region and market share analysis by key players, thereby presenting a thorough analysis of the overall competitive scenario in the global head and neck cancer market.

Global Head and Neck Cancer Market: Key Segments

Based on drug class, the global head and neck cancer market has been segmented into EFGR inhibitors, mitotic inhibitors, anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibodies, and others. The segments have been analyzed based on available drug product used during the treatment of head and neck cancer, cost-effectiveness, and preference for industries. In terms of distribution channel, the global market has been classified into hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, and e-commerce. The market size and forecast for each of these segments have been provided for the period from 2016 to 2026, along with their respective CAGRs for the forecast period from 2018 to 2026, considering 2017 as the base year.

Global Head and Neck Cancer Market: Regional Outlook

In terms of region, the global head and neck cancer market has been segmented into five major regions: North America (U.S. and Canada), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Spain, Italy, and Rest of Europe), Asia Pacific (India, China, Japan, Australia & New Zealand, and Rest of Asia Pacific), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America), and Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC Countries, Israel, and Rest of Middle East & Africa). The market size and forecast for each of these regions and the mentioned countries have been provided for the period from 2016 to 2026, along with their respective CAGRs for the forecast period from 2018 to 2026, considering 2017 as the base year. The research study also covers the competitive scenario in these regions.

Companies Mentioned in Report

The report also profiles major players in the global head and neck cancer market based on various attributes such as company overview, financial overview, product portfolio, business strategies, and recent developments. The major players profiled in the market report include Sanofi, Pfizer, Eli Lilly and Company, Merck KgaA, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Bayer AG, Galera, Fresenius Kabi, and Teva Pharmaceuticals.

The global head and neck cancer market has been segmented as below:

  • Global Head and Neck Cancer Market, by Drug Class
    • EGFR Inhibitors
    • Mitotic Inhibitors
    • Anti-PD-1 Monoclonal Antibodies
    • Others
  • Global Head and Neck Cancer Market, by Distribution Channel
    • Hospitals Pharmacies
    • Retail Pharmacies
    • E-commerce
  • Global Head and Neck Cancer Market, by Region
    • North America
      • U.S.
      • Canada
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • U.K.
      • Italy
      • France
      • Spain
      • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • India
      • China
      • Japan
      • Australia & New Zealand
      • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Latin America
      • Brazil
      • Mexico
      • Rest of Latin America
    • Middle East & Africa
      • GCC Countries
      • South Africa
      • Israel
      • Rest of Middle East & Africa
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