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Pediatric Cancer Treatment Drugs Market Segmentation by Indication (Leukemia, Bone Tumors, Brain Cancers, Retinoblastoma, Lymphoma, and Others); by Treatment (Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, Tumor Surgery, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation); and by End User (Hospitals, Specialty Clinics, and Cancer & Radiation Therapy Centers) – Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2031

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  • August 2021- Epizyme and HUTCHMED announced a strategic collaboration for the development and commercialization of TAZVERIK, a drug for treating pediatric cancers, in Greater China.

  • April 2021- Amgen’s BLINCYTO demonstrated prolonged event-free survival as compared to consolidation chemotherapy in pediatric patients suffering from relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Global Pediatric Cancer Treatment Drugs Market Highlights Over 2022 - 2031

The global pediatric cancer treatment drugs market is estimated to garner a large amount of revenue by growing at a significant CAGR over the forecast period, i.e., 2022 – 2031. The growth of the market can be attributed to the increasing occurrence of cancer among children, and rising prevalence of childhood obesity across the globe. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), as of December 2021, every year, an estimated 400,000 children and adolescents of 0-19 years old in the world develop cancer. Along with these, there is an extensive launch of initiatives to spread awareness about pediatric cancer, especially in developed nations, coupled with growing investments by government to develop the medical infrastructure in the pediatric section. These, are in turn are expected to drive market growth significantly in the upcoming years. Furthermore, escalating product launches and development of novel cancer treatments by pharmaceutical companies are projected to offer ample growth opportunities to the market in the near future.

Pediatric Cancer Treatment Drugs Market

The market is segmented by indication into leukemia, bone tumors, brain cancers, retinoblastoma, lymphoma, and others, out of which, the leukemia segment is anticipated to hold the largest share in the global pediatric cancer treatment drugs market. This can be accounted to the high occurrence of cancers of bone marrow and blood among children all around the world. Additionally, on the basis of treatment, the chemotherapy segment is predicted to grab the largest share during the forecast period, which can be credited to the high effectiveness of chemotherapy drugs in pediatric cancer treatment. Apart from this, chemotherapy, along with radiotherapy are used as a first-line radical therapy in a number of pediatric oncology, which is also assessed to boost the market segment growth in the future. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD SAMPLE REPORT

Major Macro-Economic Indicators Impacting the Market Growth

Healthcare Expenditure per Capita, (USD), 2015-2018

According to the statistics by the World Health Organization, the global per capita healthcare expenditure amounted to USD 1,064.741 in the year 2017. The worldwide healthcare expenditure per person grew from USD 864.313 in 2008 to USD 1,110.841 in 2018, where the U.S. is the top country that amounted to healthcare expenditure of USD 10, 623.85 per capita in 2018. As of 2018, the domestic general government healthcare spending in the U.S. was USD 5355.79, which grew from USD 3515.82 in 2008. These are some of the factors responsible for market growth over the past few years. Moreover, as per the projections by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the estimated average annual percent change related to National Health Expenditures (NHE) in the U.S. was 5.2% in 2020 as compared to 2019 (4.5%). Furthermore, the National Health Expenditures are projected to reach USD 6,192.5 Billion in 2028, where the per capita expenditure is estimated to touch USD 17,611 in the same year. These are notable indicators that are anticipated to create lucrative business opportunities in upcoming years.

Global Pediatric Cancer Treatment Drugs Market Regional Synopsis

Regionally, the global pediatric cancer treatment drugs market is segmented into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East & Africa region. The market in Asia Pacific is estimated to witness noteworthy growth over the forecast period on the back of the increasing government investments to enhance the medical infrastructure, and rising awareness about different treatment options in pediatric oncology. As per the World Bank, the health expenditure of China stood at 5.351% of the total GDP in the year 2018, up from 5.151% and 4.982% in 2017 and 2016 respectively.

Moreover, the market in North America is expected to occupy the largest share during the forecast period owing to the favorable reimbursement from public and private health insurance firms in the region. In addition, increase in the number of research partnerships among companies is also projected to drive market growth in the region in the coming years.

Pediatric Cancer Treatment Drugs Market Share

The global pediatric cancer treatment drugs market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, NORDIC (Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark), Ireland, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe), Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis of the global pediatric cancer treatment drugs market includes the following segments:

By Indication

  • Leukemia
  • Bone Tumors
  • Brain Cancers
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Lymphoma
  • Others

By Treatment

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Blood & Marrow Transplantation

By End User

  • Hospitals
  • Specialty Clinics
  • Cancer & Radiation Therapy Centers

Growth Drivers

  • Increasing Occurrence of Cancer Among Children
  • Rising Prevalence of Childhood Obesity Worldwide


  • High Cost of Pediatric Cancer Treatment

Top Featured Companies Dominating the Market

  • Bristol Myers Squibb Company
    • Company Overview
    • Business Strategy
    • Key Product Offerings
    • Financial Performance
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Risk Analysis
    • Recent Development
    • Regional Presence
    • SWOT Analysis 
  • Epizyme, Inc.
  • Eisai Co., Ltd.
  • Recordati Rare Diseases Inc.
  • Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Novartis AG
  • Leadiant Biosciences
  • EUSA Pharma, Inc.
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc
  • Amgen Inc.


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