Kenya Prostate Cancer Market Analysis


  • Type: Oncology area
  • Published : June 2021
  • Region: Africa
  • Country: Kenya
  • Report ID : 4851

  • Format: PPT, PDF

Kenya Prostate Cancer Drug Market: Segmented by Therapy Type (Hormonal Therapy, Chemotherapy, Biological Therapy and Others) and Distribution Channels (Hospital Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies and Online Pharmacies)- Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2019 – 2028)


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Report Overview

The Prostate cancer drugs market size in Kenya stood at USD xx billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD xx billion by 2028, exhibiting a CAGR of xx% during the forecast period

In Kenya, Prostate Cancer is the most common cancer among males with an Age-Standardized Incidence Rate (ASR) of 40.6 per 100,000). Prostate cancer is mostly asymptomatic in the early stages. In 80% of the cases, it is diagnosed after progression to an advanced stage with more aggressive tumours, when the prognosis is poor. According to GLOBOCAN 2020, the number of new cases reported were 3,412 which accounted for 21.9% of all cancer cases among men. Prostate cancer contributes remarkably to the mortality in Africa and is anticipated to continue increasing as a result of urbanization and growth in the population.

Market Drivers

The market is majorly driven by rise in the prevalence of prostate cancer among men in Kenya. Screening remains the key strategy for the reduction of mortality through early detection of prostate cancer among men considered at risk.

An increase in the investment in research for the development of therapeutic products to treat prostate tumours is expected to propel the market growth.

According to the Kenya Demographic Health Survey, the screening rate for prostate cancer is 3%, 4.3% and 2.6% among men aged 15–49 years, 40–44 years and 45–49 years, respectively.

However, despite high mortality occurring in developing countries like Kenya due to prostate cancer, the screening rates are still very low. This has been associated with various barriers including low knowledge, awareness level and negative beliefs. This contributes to restraining growth in the prostate cancer drug market.

1. Kenya Prostate Cancer Drug Market Overview…………………………………….
A. Market Size
2. Market Growth Drivers………………………………………………………………
A. Rise in Prevalence of Prostate Cancer in Kenya
B. Growing R&D Investments and Reimbursement Policies
3. Epidemiology……………………………………………………………………………
A. Prevalence of Prostate Cancer
B. Incidence of Prostate Cancer
4. Prostate Cancer Drug Market Segmentation……………………………………..
A. Therapy Type
I. Biological Therapy
II. Chemotherapy
III. Hormonal Therapy
IV. Others
B. Distribution Channel
I. Hospital Pharmacies
II. Retail Pharmacies
III. Online Pharmacies
5. Prostate Cancer Major Drugs Market Share……………………………………
A. Market Analysis, Insights and Forecast – By Revenue
6. Competitive Landscape…………………………………………………………………
A. Major Players
B. Products in Pipeline
7. Key Company Profiles…………………………………………………………………
A. Pfizer, Inc. Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
B. Johnson & Johnson Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
C. F. Hoffmann La-Roche Company, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
8. Healthcare Policies and Regulatory Landscape……………………………….
A. Policy changes and Reimbursement scenario
9. Factors Driving Future Growth………………………………………………………
A. New Trends and Development of Prostate Cancer Drug Market
B. Future Opportunities
10. Conclusion

Market Segmentation

By Therapy Type:

Kenya prostate cancer drug market has been segmented based on the therapy type. It comprises of biological therapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy and others.

Hormonal therapy, also called as Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT), aims to reduce levels of the male hormone, called androgens that stimulate the growth of cancer. The hormonal therapy includes Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone (LHRH) agonist, LHRH antagonist, and anti-androgen drugs. Hormone therapy segment dominates the market share and is projected to grow tremendously as it is considered gold standard treatment for prostate cancer.

By Distribution Channel:

On the basis of distribution channel, the market for prostate cancer drugs can be segmented into hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, and online pharmacies. The hospital segment is expected to dominate the market throughout the forecast period. As screening remains a much- debated issue in Kenya, prostate cancer is diagnosed at advanced stages of cancer leading to increased hospital admissions and death.

Major Players

The prostate cancer drug market is fragmented in terms of number of players. Key players operating in the market are Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Inc., AstraZeneca, Bayer AG, F. Hoffmann La-Roche and Sanofi.

Pfizer, Inc. was the second-largest shareholder and Johnson & Johnson accounted for the third-largest share of the prostate cancer therapeutics market in 2018. Zytiga, manufactured by Janssen Biotech, Inc. (subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson Limited) is the major brand sold for the treatment of prostate cancer.

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  9. Reimbursement scenario
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