Breast Imaging Market by Technology(Ionizing Breast Imaging Technologies (Mammography, PEM, PET-CT, MBI/BSGI, and CBCT) and Non-Ionizing Breast Imaging Technologies (Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, AWBU, Breast Thermography, Optical Imaging, and Electric Impedance Tomography)), End Users (Hospitals& Clinics, Diagnostic Imaging Centers, and Breast Care Centers)- Global Analysis & Forecast 2020-2030
Report ID : 292 | Published Date : Jun 2020 | Pages : 160 | Region : Global | Report Code : MD-83
Breast Imaging Market Introduction & Overview
Breast imaging is a subspecialty of diagnostic radiology, which involves a wide range of imaging procedures to detect breast cancer and conduct diagnostic procedures. There are various technologies for breast imaging,such as mammography, tomosynthesis, MRI, PEM, BSGI,and ultrasound. These technologies can be used to screen, detect, and diagnose breast cancer.Screening mammography is used to detect breast cancer before the onset of any evidentsymptoms; this is done using a low-dose X-ray. This diagnostic techniqueenables early treatment and intervention.Breast tomosynthesis is a new digital mammography technique that produces 3D images of the breasts using X-rays.MRIs can be used to identify early breast cancer amongwomen,whoare at high risk. It can also be used todetermine the extent of breast cancer. Moreover, ultrasound can also be alsoused to differentiate between cysts (fluid-filled lumps) and solid lumps, which may or may not be cancerous.
The growth of the global breast imaging marketcan be attributed to the increasing prevalence of breast cancer, increasing number of screening programs, technological advancements, and rising number of conferences &symposiums focusedon spreading awareness regardingthe benefits of early screening and diagnosis. Moreover, among emerging economies around the globe,growing government and private investments to meet the highdemands for breast cancer screening and improving reimbursement scenarios are expected to propel the growth opportunities for market players.However, the high cost of these modalities and stringent regulatory approval processes are expected to restrain the global breast imaging technologies market in the coming years.
The global breast imaging market has been segmented into thetype of imaging technique, end users, and region.
Breast Imaging Market By Type of Imaging Technique
Based on the type of imaging technique, the market can besegmented into ionizing breast imaging technologies and non-ionizing breast imaging technologies.Ionizing breast imaging technologiescan be segmented into mammography,Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (PET-CT), Molecular Breast Imaging/Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging(MBI/BSGI), Positron Emission Mammography (PEM), and Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT).Ionizing breast imagingmodalities are widely usedfor the screening of breast cancer. In 2019, mammography accounted for the largest market share inthe ionizing breast imaging technologiesmarket, owing to factors such as technological advancements in this segment and increasing awareness among others.
Non-ionizing breast imaging technologies arefurther classified into breast MRI, breast ultrasound, and Automated Whole-Breast Ultrasound (AWBU), breast thermography, optical imaging, and electric impedance tomography.The growth of this segment can be attributed to variousadvantages offered by non-ionizing breast imaging technologies such as themore significantgeneration of anatomical details for diagnosis, high sensitivity to small breast lesions amongwomen with dense breast tissues, and fewerfalse positives results. In 2019, the breast ultrasound segment accounted for the largest share in the non-ionizing breast imaging technologies market.
Breast Imaging Market By End User
Based on end-user, the breast imaging market can beclassified into hospitals& clinics, diagnostic imaging centers,breast care centers,and other end users.
Breast Imaging Market By Region
The global breast imagingmarket can be segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World (ROW). The Asia Pacific region is projected to grow with the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The number of cancer patients in Asia Pacific has increased considerably in recent times.Moreover, rising incidents of breast cancer, growing healthcare expenditure, and risingawareness regarding early breast cancer diagnosis will propel market growth.Furthermore, governmentsof several countries in theAPAC region areinvesting heavily in breast cancer research studies,whichis anticipated to drive further growth of the breast imaging market in this region.
Breast Imaging Market Prominent Players
The prominent players in the globalbreast imagingmarket areGE Healthcare, Hologic, Inc., Koninklijke Philips N.V., Canon Inc., Siemens Healthineers, Fujifilm Holdings Corporation, Allengers, Carestream Health, Dilon Technologies, Inc., SuperSonic Imagine,and Micrima Limited,among others.