Cancer Biomarkers Market (By Type: Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Others; By Biomolecule: Genetic Biomarkers, Epigenetic Biomarkers, Metabolic Biomarkers, Proteomic Biomarkers, Others; By Application: Drug Discovery and Development, Diagnostics, Personalized Medicine, Others; By Profiling Technology; By End User) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Outlook, and Forecast 2022 – 2030


The global cancer biomarkers market size was estimated at US$ 10.69 billion in 2021 and it is expected to hit over US$ 32.09 billion by 2030 with a remarkable CAGR of 13% from 2022 to 2030.

Cancer Biomarkers Market Size 2022 to 2030

Growth Factors

The cancer biomarkers are used in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. One of the prominent factors driving the growth of the global cancer biomarkers market is rising incidences of cancer all around the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer is the biggest cause of death worldwide, with approximately 10 million fatalities expected in 2020, for almost one in every six deaths. The most frequent cancers are lung cancer, breast cancer, rectum cancer, and prostate cancer. Due to all these cancers, the development of cancer biomarkers has become necessity in the market.

Another factor driving the growth of the global cancer biomarkers market is rising geriatric population. The old people are more prone to life threatening disorders such as cancer. Thus, these people require utmost care and quick treatment against such diseases. In addition, the technological advancements are also creating growth prospects for the expansion of the global cancer biomarkers market. Thus, the adoption of innovative technologies is helping to develop novel cancer biomarkers in the global market.

Furthermore, the government from developing and developed nations is highly investing in the research and development projects for the development of cancer biomarkers. Moreover, market players from private and public sectors are collaborating with each other for the development of cancer biomarkers. All of these aforementioned factors are creating lucrative opportunities for the growth and development of the global cancer biomarkers market over the projected period.

Report Scope of the Cancer Biomarkers Market

Report Coverage Details
Market Size by 2030 USD 32.09 Billion
Growth Rate from 2022 to 2030

CAGR of 13%

Largest Market North America
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2022 to 2030
Segments Covered Type, Biomolecule, Profiling Technology, End User, Application, Region
Companies Mentioned F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., QIAGEN N.V., Illumina Inc., Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc., Abbott Laboratories, Exact Sciences, Meso Scale Diagnostics LLC, Seegene Technologies Inc., Siemens Healthineers

 

On the other hand, the factors such as uncontrolled government laws and reimbursement regulations and expensive drug development are hindering the growth of the global cancer biomarkers market. However, the market for cancer biomarkers is expected to grow due to growing advancements in the field of cancer treatment. In addition, expansion of healthcare sector is driving the growth of the global cancer biomarkers market during the forecast period.

The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the growth of the global cancer biomarkers market was moderate in nature. The supply chain disruptions and halt of manufacturing units had negative impact on the cancer biomarkers market. On the other hand, the growing number of coronavirus cases resulted into the surge in demand for cancer biomarkers.

The key market players are adopting various strategies for the growth of the global cancer biomarkers market. The market players are also collaborating with the government agencies for the development of new products in the cancer biomarkers market.

Type Insights

The breast cancer segment dominated the cancer biomarkers market in 2021. According to World Health Organization (WHO), breast cancer has affected 2.3 million women globally in 2020, with 685,000 fatalities. Breast cancer has been diagnosed in 7.8 million women in the previous five years as of the end of 2020, making it the most common cancer in the world. Thus, the growing prevalence of breast cancer is driving the growth of the segment.

The lung cancer segment is fastest growing segment of the cancer biomarkers market in 2021. Lung cancer is a disease that primarily affects the elderly population. The majority of those diagnosed with lung cancer are 65 or older; only a small percentage of those diagnosed are under 45. When persons are diagnosed, they are typically around 70 years old. Thus, growing geriatric population is boosting the segment growth.

Application Insights

The diagnostics segment dominated the cancer biomarkers market in 2021. The factors such as growing development of cancer biomarkers based on oncology tests with high efficiency and effectiveness and growing government initiatives are driving the growth of the segment during the forecast period. 

Cancer Biomarkers Market Share, By Application, 2021 (%)

The personalized medicine segment is fastest growing segment during the forecast period. The segment is growing due to the growing awareness among healthcare practitioners about cancer biomarkers. In addition, the demand for personalized medicines is also growing. One of the key factors driving the segment growth is approvals on diagnostic tests are quite easy nowadays which is creating demand for cancer biomarkers.

Biomolecule Insights

The genetic biomarkers segment dominated the cancer biomarkers market in 2021. The genetic biomarkers are used on a large scale and are very efficient and effective in nature. The genetic biomarkers are extensively used for the treatment and diagnosis of cancer. Thus, all of these factors are boosting the segment growth.

The epigenetics segment is fastest growing segment over the forecast period. One of the key drivers boosting the growth of the segment is growing research for development of novel biomarkers. In addition, market players are collaborating with pharmaceutical firms, which are contributing towards the segment growth.

Region Insights

North America dominated the cancer biomarkers market in 2021. The U.S. dominated the cancer biomarkers market in North America region. The North America region has existence of large number of market players operating in cancer biomarkers market. The U.S. government is heavily investing in research and development activities for the development of novel products. In addition, adoption of innovative and advanced technologies is driving the growth of the cancer biomarkers market in North America region.

Cancer Biomarkers Market Share, By Region, 2021 (%)

Asia-Pacific, on the other hand, is expected to develop at the fastest rate during the forecast period. The cancer biomarkers market in Asia-Pacific region is being driven by growing prevalence of cancer. In addition, the government is constantly funding development activities for developing new products. Thus, rising awareness of cancer biomarkers is also boosting the growth of the market in Asia-Pacific region.

Key Developments

  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved next generation sequencing based companion diagnostic for EGFR Exon 20 insertion mutant non-small cell lung cancer tumor tissue by Thermo Fisher Scientific in December 2020.
  • Astra Zeneca and Biocartis Group NV signed a deal in November 2018 with the goal of obtaining faster lung cancer diagnosis findings with biomarkers across Europe. In certain European nations, a prospective lung cancer study using the Idylla EFGR Mutation Test will be done. 
  • F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. released the Elecsys Anti-p53 immunoassay in April 2021 to aid in the diagnosis of various cancer kinds.
  • Biocept released a liquid biopsy test to detect Target Selector pan to detect TRP proteins in November 2019. With the use of this test, biomarkers in a blood sample can be detected.
  • Therascreen BRAF test was introduced by Qiagen N.V. in April 2020 as a companion diagnostic to a BRAFTOVI based regimen in metastatic colorectal cancer.

Some of the prominent players in the global cancer biomarkers market include:

  • F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
  • QIAGEN N.V.
  • Illumina Inc.
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.
  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Exact Sciences
  • Meso Scale Diagnostics LLC
  • Seegene Technologies Inc.
  • Siemens Healthineers

Segments Covered in the Report

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By Type

  • Breast Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Others

By Biomolecule

  • Genetic Biomarkers
  • Epigenetic Biomarkers
  • Metabolic Biomarkers
  • Proteomic Biomarkers
  • Others

By Application

  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Diagnostics
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Others

By Profiling Technology

  • Omic Technologies
  • Imaging Technologies
  • Immunoassays
  • Cytogenetics-based Tests

By End User

  • Hospitals
  • Academic and Cancer Research Institutes
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centres
  • Diagnostic Laboratories

By Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Malaysia
    • Philippines
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • GCC
    • North Africa
    • South Africa
    • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current size of cancer biomarkers market?
The global cancer biomarkers market size was reached at US$ 10.69 billion in 2021 and is anticipated to rake around US$ 32.09 billion by 2030.
The global cancer biomarkers market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13% from 2022 to 2030.
The major players operating in the cancer biomarkers market are F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., QIAGEN N.V., Illumina Inc., Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc., Abbott Laboratories, Exact Sciences, Meso Scale Diagnostics LLC, Seegene Technologies Inc., and Siemens Healthineers.
Rising cancer incidences all over the world are one of the major factors driving the global cancer biomarkers market. On the other hand, factors such as unregulated government rules and reimbursement requirements, as well as the high cost of medication development, are impeding the worldwide cancer biomarkers market's growth.
North America is the largest segment for cancer biomarkers market and will lead in the near future.
  • Report Code:1637
  • Category:Healthcare
  • No. of Pages:150+
  • Format:PDF/PPT/Excel
  • Status:Published

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