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Doxorubicin Market Research Report Information by Application (liver cancer, lung cancer), By Distribution Channel (hospital pharmacy, retail pharmacy) - Forecast Till 2030


ID: MRFR/MED/5907-HCR | 85 Pages | Author: Rahul Gotadki| April 2024

Doxorubicin Market Overview


The Doxorubicin Market is projected to reach USD 1383.75 Million by 2030 at 6.20% CAGR during the forecast period 2022-2030. Doxorubicin is the generic drug used to treat cancer chemotherapy drugs Adriamycin and Rubex. It is an anthracycline antibiotic and belongs to the anti-cancer group of anti-cancer. The medications are antineoplastic and are made from the natural product produced by the bacterium Streptomyces peucetius var. caesius. Doctors use this for the treatment of different types of cancer. The cancers that can be treated through this are breast, stomach, ovary, bone, testicles, bladder, lung, soft tissue, osteogenic sarcoma, Wilms' tumour, Hodgkin's, and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas. Less commonly, it is also used to treat squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck. Vagina and cervix, multiple refractory myeloma, and neuroblastoma. Doxorubicin slows down the proliferation rate of cancerous cells by intercalating between the base pairs in the DNA helix. And this can prevent DNA replication and inhibit protein synthesis. The market is facing good growth due to several reasons. One of the major reasons is the rise in cancer patients worldwide, which is the main cause of death. The lifestyle that people are adopting, which causes more cancer cells in the body, is another cause of the growth.


Segmentation


The doxorubicin market has been segmented on the basis of application, and distribution channel.


The application segment is divided into liver cancer, gastric cancer, breast cancer, bone sarcoma, prostate cancer, stomach cancer, ovarian cancer, leukemia and others.


The market, by distribution channel, has been segmented into hospital pharmacy, retail pharmacy and others.


The doxorubicin market has been segmented, by region, into the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East & Africa. The market in the Americas has further been segmented into North America and South America, with the North American market divided into the US and Canada.


The European market has been segmented into Western Europe and Eastern Europe. Western Europe has further been classified as Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, and the rest of Western Europe. 


The doxorubicin market in Asia-Pacific has been segmented into Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia, and the rest of Asia-Pacific. The market in the Middle East & Africa has been segmented into the Middle East and Africa.


Regional Market Summary


Global Doxorubicin Market Share, by Region, 2017 (%)


Doxorubicin Market


Source: MRFR Analysis


The Americas are expected to dominate the doxorubicin market owing to the growing pool of cancer patients associated with increasing elderly population, strong presence of major manufacturers in the region, and adoption of advanced healthcare facilities coupled with increased awareness about cancer treatment in general population. In 2016, according to the National Cancer Institute in United states approximately USD 147.3 billion were spend for cancer care and around 15.5 million new cases of cancer were registered.


The European market is expected to be the second-largest doxorubicin market. The market growth in this region can be attributed to the growing prevalence of cancer along with rising healthcare expenditure is expected to drive the growth of the market. In 2016, according to European commission, the European nations invested 16.2% of its total expenditure on healthcare.


Asia-Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing doxorubicin market during the forecast period owing to the continuously increasing investment in healthcare, increasing geriatric population in the region, and increasing opportunities for various manufacturers. According to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), 12.4% of the total Asian population is 60 or above 60-year-old and by 2050 one third of the population will cross 60 year.


The market in the Middle East & Africa is expected to account for the smallest share of the doxorubicin market due to an underdeveloped healthcare sector, lack of technical knowledge, and poor medical facilities.


Market of Doxorubicin, by Application



  • Liver cancer

  • Gastric cancer

  • Breast cancer

  • Bone sarcoma

  • Prostate cancer

  • Stomach Cancer

  • Ovarian cancer

  • Leukemia

  • others


Market of Doxorubicin, by Distribution Channel



  • Hospital pharmacy

  • Retail pharmacy

  • Others


Market of Doxorubicin, by Region



  • Americas


    • North America


      • US

      • Canada


    • South America


  • Europe


    • Western Europe


      • Germany

      • France

      • Italy

      • Spain

      • UK

      • Rest of Western Europe


    • Eastern Europe


  • Asia-Pacific


    • Japan

    • China

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific


  • The Middle East & Africa


    • Middle East

    • Africa



Company Profiles



  • Pfizer, Inc

  • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals

  • Accord Healthcare

  • Novartis AG

  • Sandoz

  • Reddy‚Äôs Laboratories Ltd.

  • Teva Pharmaceuticals

  • GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS LTD.


Recent Development


April 2022


The research group of the University of Manitoba in Canada found that vitamin C improved markers of heart health and survival in rats given doxorubicin, mainly by reducing oxidative stress and inflammation. The new study assessed whether vitamin C could similarly help prevent doxorubicin's adverse effects on skeletal muscle.


The research found that DDX3X expression was significantly decreased in H9c2 cardiomyocytes treated with Dox. Ddx3x knockdown and RK-33 (DDX3X ATPase activity inhibitor) pretreatment exacerbated cardiomyocyte apoptosis and mitochondrial dysfunction induced by Dox treatment.


 May 2022


A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) is best for novel magnetic therapy. This is delivered using the OncoFTX System, which serves as an effective companion therapy to chemotherapy to enhance treatment outcomes for breast cancer.Intended Audience



  • Doxorubicin manufacturing suppliers and companies

  • Healthcare providers

  • Research institutes and academic centers

  • Contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs)

  • Market research and consulting

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 1383.75 Million
  CAGR   6.20%
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2022-2030
  Historical Data   2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   By Application, Distribution Channel
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors Doxorubicin market are Pfizer, Inc, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Accord Healthcare, Novartis AG, Sandoz, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd., Teva Pharmaceuticals, GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS LTD. and various others
  Key Market Opportunities  Strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions and new product developments
  Key Market Drivers Geriatric population and the growing prevalence of cancer Increasing awareness programs for cancer treatment


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The global doxorubicin market was valued at USD 1383.75 Million in 2030.

The global doxorubicin market is expected to exhibit a strong 6.20% CAGR over the forecast period from 2022 to 2030.

The global doxorubicin market is primarily driven by the growing geriatric population and the growing prevalence of cancer.

The leading regional market for doxorubicin is the Americas, followed by Europe.

Leading players in the doxorubicin market include Pfizer Inc., Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Accord Healthcare, Novartis AG, Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd., and Teva, among others.

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