South Korea Colorectal Market Analysis


  • Type: Oncology area
  • Published : June 2021
  • Region: Asia
  • Country: South Korea
  • Report ID : 4930

  • Format: PPT, PDF

South Korea Colorectal Cancer Market: Segmented By Diagnostic Techniques (Stool Test, Immunohistochemistry, Colonoscopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Others) ,By Therapy Type (Surgery, Radiation Therapy, Chemotherapy, Targeted Therapy, Others) and By Drug Type (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) Inhibitors, Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) Inhibitors, Programmed Cell Death Protein 1/PD1 Ligand 1 (PD1/PDL1) Inhibitors, BRAF or MEK Inhibitors, Immunomodulators, Tyrosine Kinase (TKI) Inhibitors and Others)- Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2019 – 2028)

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Report Overview

The South Korea colorectal cancer market size stood at around USD xx billion in 2019 and is projected to reach xx billion by 2028, exhibiting a CAGR of around 3.2% during the forecast period.

Colorectal cancer or bowel cancer affect the large intestine and rectum. These cancers result due to unrestrained cell growth that occurs in appendix, colon, and rectum region. In South Korea, the leading cause of death is cancer, of which colorectal cancer death ranked third after lung and liver cancer deaths. In 2020, 12.6% of new cancer cases were of colorectal region. Colorectal cancer accounted for 13.9% and 11.1% of new cancer cases in males and females respectively in 2020.

Market Drivers

In recent decades, South Korea has experienced a rapid increase in colorectal cancer incidence rates. Worldwide, South Korea had the second highest incidence rate of colorectal cancer in 2018, with the rate estimated to be 44.5 cases per 100,000 persons per year. Development of colorectal cancer is largely attributable to the dietary and lifestyle factors associated with westernization such as poor diet characterized by high intakes of red and processed meat and alcoholic drinks and low intakes of fibre-rich foods, low physical activity, and obesity. Obesity has proven to be a stronger risk factor for colon cancer.

Increasing geriatric population and growing number of clinical trials to market new drugs is set to further enhance the overall market demand of colorectal cancer during the forecast period.


1. South Korea Colorectal Cancer Market Overview…………………………
A. Market Size
2. Market Growth Drivers…………………………………………….
A. High Incidence Rate
B. Westernised Diet and Lifestyle
3. Types of Colorectal Cancer……………………………………………………………
A. Adenocarcinoma
B. Carcinoid Tumours
C. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours
D. Colorectal Lymphoma and Others
4. Colorectal Cancer Market Segmentation………………………………………….
A. Diagnostic Techniques
I. Stool Test
II. Immunohistochemistry
III. Colonoscopy
IV. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
V. Others
B. Therapy Type
I. Surgery
II. Radiation Therapy
III. Chemotherapy
IV. Targeted Therapy
V. Others
C. Drug Type
I. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) Inhibitors
II. Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) Inhibitors
III. Programmed Cell Death Protein 1/PD1 Ligand 1 (PD1/PDL1) Inhibitors
IV. BRAF or MEK Inhibitors
V. Immunomodulators
VI. Tyrosine Kinase (TKI) Inhibitors
VII. Others
5. Colorectal Cancer Products 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. Eli Lilly Korea Company Overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
B. Bristol Myers Squibb Company Overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
C. Amgen Company Overview, 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 Colorectal Cancer Market
B. Future Opportunities
10. Conclusion



Market Segmentation

By Diagnostic Techniques:

According to diagnostic techniques market is segmented into stool test, immunohistochemistry, colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy.

By Therapy Type:

According to type of therapy market segments are surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and others. Immunotherapy is expected to remain a significant revenue source for leading players in the forecasted period. Immunotherapy refers to the fighting cancer cells by taking advantage of the human immune system. There are several immunotherapy drugs available for colorectal cancer. These therapeutics include targeted antibodies and checkpoint inhibitors. Targeted therapy is also attaining importance due to its specificity toward cancer cells, while sparing the toxicity to off-target cells. Targeted therapies have already begun to extend the lifespan of metastatic colorectal cancer patients compared with chemotherapy-only therapy.

By Drug Type:

The market segments based on type of drugs used in colorectal cancer treatment are vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitors, epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitors, programmed cell death protein 1/pd1 ligand 1 (pd1/pdl1) inhibitors, BRAF or MEK inhibitors, immunomodulators, tyrosine kinase (TKI) inhibitors and others.

Top Players

Major players in the colorectal cancer drugs market are Merck & Co. Inc., Roche, Sanofi, Amgen, and Pfizer, Celgene. Eli Lilly Korea, Bristol Myers Squibb.

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