Liver Cancer Diagnostics Market: Quantitative Market Analysis, Current and Future Trends

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Liver cancer is the form of cancer wherein tissues of liver are affected by hepatitis B or hepatitis C virus. Cancer formed in the tissues of liver is termed as primary liver cancer, while the cancer which spreads to the liver from other parts of the body is known as secondary liver cancer.

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Fact.MR, in its recent study, projects the global liver cancer diagnostics market to register a steady expansion at 5.5% CAGR during the forecast period 2017 to 2022. In 2017, the global market for liver cancer diagnostics is expected to reach nearly US$ 700 Mn in revenues.

Prevalence of Liver Cancer to be reduced by Hepatitis Immunization and Lifestyle Modification

Liver cancer, the fifth most common cancer, accounted for 9.1% deaths among all cancer patients worldwide in 2012. Poor survival rate and extremely aggressive nature attributed to liver cancer has made this disease to become an imperative health issue around the world. Various risk factors have been associated with liver cancer, which include hepatitis B virus (HBV), exposure to dietary aflatoxin, alcohol-induced cirrhosis, diabetes, obesity, and infection associated with hepatitis C virus (HCV). As these risk factors are modifiable, a strong prospect has been offered for reducing its prevalence and mortality with the help of preventive strategies including hepatitis immunization and lifestyle modification.

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Liver cancer, or, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has been observed to cause a large number of deaths annually. In a bid to prevent liver cancer from reaching the final stage, scientists around the world have developed a slew of improved diagnostic solutions. Newer techniques are being developed for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma, rendering both partial hepatectomy, and liver transplant safer and more effective. Global leading medical instrument manufaturers are focusing on the development of new novel instruments in order to diagnose liver cancer completely. These factors are estimated to drive growth of the global liver cancer diagnostics market during the forecast period.

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North America to Remain Dominant in the Global Liver Cancer Diagnostics Market

North America is expected to remain dominant in the global liver cancer diagnostics market, in terms of revenues. In addition, the markets for liver cancer diagnostics in North America and Europe are estimated to exhibit a parallel expansion at 5.6% CAGR through 2022. In contrast, markets in Japan and MEA are expected to exhibit a sluggish expansion during the forecast period.