South Korea Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market Analysis


  • Type: Oncology area
  • Published : June 2021
  • Region: Asia
  • Country: South Korea
  • Report ID : 4961

  • Format: PPT, PDF

South Korea Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market: Segmented By Diagnosis (Tissue Biopsy, Transrectal Ultrasound, Prostate Specific Antigen Testing, Urine Test, Diagnostic Imaging) and By Treatment (Surgery, Radiation Therapy, Hormone Therapy, Chemotherapy, Other Treatments) – Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2020 – 2028)

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Report Overview

The South Korea prostate cancer therapeutics market size stood at around USD xx billion in 2020 and is projected to reach xx billion by 2028, exhibiting a CAGR of around xx% during the forecast period.

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide, and in South Korea it has 7th highest incidence rate of all cancer sites. Although there is a tendency to recognize that prostate cancer as a mild cancer, special attention is required due to the high rate of progression and malignancy of prostate cancer occurring in Korea compared to Western prostate cancer. Early detection and aggressive treatment have improved the overall survival rate of prostate cancer, but some of them lead to metastatic prostate cancer.


Market Drivers

In Korea, the incidence of prostate cancer has increased significantly due to the westernization of diet and the aging of the population. The incidence of prostate cancer increased by 32% in 10 years from 52 per 100,000 in 2006 to 68.6 in 2015. The number of prostate cancer patients reported in Korea in 2020 were 13,873. The 5-year prevalence rate was reported to be 162.45 per 100,000 in GLOBOCAN report for year 2020. Incessantly increasing burden of the disease is a primary factor propelling the market drive.

The prostate cancer market has a huge demand for new and novel drugs that address unmet needs such as improved survival time, less toxicity, increased progression free survival, increased effectiveness, and lower cost.





1. South Korea Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market Overview………………
A. Market Size
2. Market Growth Drivers……………………………………………….
A. High Prevalence Rate of Prostate Cancer
B. Aging Population
3. Types Of Prostate Cancer……………………………………….
A. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
B. Prostatic Adenocarcinoma
C. Small Cell Carcinoma
D. Other Types
4. Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market Segmentation………………
A. Diagnosis
I. Tissue Biopsy
II. Transrectal Ultrasound
III. Prostate Specific Antigen Testing
IV. Urine Test
V. Diagnostic Imaging
B. Treatment
I. Surgery
II. Radiation Therapy
III. Hormone Therapy
IV. Chemotherapy
V. Other Treatments
5. Prostate Cancer Therapeutics 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. Astellas Pharmaceutical Company Overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
B. Sanofi Company Overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
C. Janssen Biotech 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 Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market
B. Future Opportunities
10. Conclusion


Market Segmentation

By Diagnosis:

According to the type of diagnostic technique used in treating pancreatic cancers, market is segmented into tissue biopsy, transrectal ultrasound, prostate specific antigen testing, urine test, diagnostic imaging.

Although prostate cancer is one of the most common cancer form in men, diagnostic accuracy in blood tests is surprisingly low at around 30%. Because of this, additional invasive and painful biopsies are needed to confirm. In 2020, a team of researchers at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology developed a new urine testing technique that provides results in just twenty minutes with nearly 100% accuracy.

By Treatment:

According to treatment, market is segmented into surgery, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, chemotherapy, other treatments.

Recently, PSMA-targeted therapy for patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer has been attracting attention. The principle of PSMA targeted therapy is to selectively remove cancer cells by using radioactive isotopes that target them. Seoul National University Hospital has recently started commercializing the PSMA-targeted diagnostic agent ‘PSMA-NGUL’ and the treatment agent ‘PSMA-DGUL’ together with the bio venture company Cellbion.


Top Players

Affluent companies in the market are Sanofi Korea, Astellas Pharmaceuticals, Janssen Biotech, AstraZeneca, Roche, Bayer, Novartis, and Others.

‘Xtandi’ by Astellas Pharmaceuticals Korea dominates the domestic prostate cancer treatment market and is showing steady growth in terms of sale. ‘Jevtana’ by Sanofi and ‘Zytiga’ by Janssen Biotech are other commonly used drugs for prostate cancer in South Korea. In May 2018, Jevtana was applied as a second-line treatment for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer after chemotherapy including docetaxel. ‘Zytiga’ by Janssen Biotech is expanding its treatment area not only for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, but also hormone-responsive high-risk metastatic prostate cancer.

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