Technavio Says the Prevalence of Colorectal Cancer Will Drive the Global Colorectal Cancer Drugs Market Through 2019

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio, a tech-focused research firm, has published a new report on

the global

colorectal cancer drugs market, which is expected to grow at a

CAGR of nearly 4% from 2015-2019.

The new industry analysis report highlights the growing prevalence of

colorectal cancer, which is increasing worldwide. It is ranked as the

third most common type of cancer in North America, irrespective of

gender.

"According to the Canadian Cancer Society, colorectal cancer affected

more than 24,400 people in the country in 2014, and about 9,300

Canadians succumbed to the disease. The number of treatment-seeking

patients is expected to increase, which will lead to a rise in the

consumption of the drugs through the forecast period," says Faisal

Ghaus, Vice President of Technavio.



The new Technavio report also emphasizes the introduction of biologics

that are rapidly becoming the treatment of choice for colorectal cancer.

Biologics are targeted therapies, which act only on the malignant cells

and do not attack the healthy cells.

"The major biologics used for treating colorectal cancer include Erbitux

(cetuximab), Zaltrap (ziv-Aflibercept), Avastin (bevacizumab), and

Vectibix (panitumumab)," says Ghaus.

Technavio currently has

more than 3000 market research reports on a huge range of topics,

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About Technavio

Technavio is a leading global technology research and advisory company.

Founded in 2003, Technavio has about 200 analysts globally and develops

over 2000 pieces of research every year, covering more than 500

technologies across 80 countries.

Technavio analysts employ primary as well as secondary research

techniques to ascertain the size and vendor landscape in a range of

markets. Analysts obtain information using a combination of bottom-up

and top-down approaches, besides using in-house market modeling tools

and proprietary databases. They corroborate this data with the data

obtained from various market participants and stakeholders across the

value chain, including vendors, service providers, distributors,

re-sellers, and end-users.

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