The global Metastatic Melanoma Therapeutics Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 8011.15 Mn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 11% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
Metastatic melanoma therapeutics are medical drugs used to treat metastatic or advanced stage melanoma, which is skin cancer that has spread from the skin to other body parts like liver, lungs or brain. These drugs help improve survival and quality of life of patients by slowing or stopping the growth and spread of cancer cells.
Market key trends:
One of the key trendsin the market is the increasing pipeline of novel targeted therapies and immunotherapies. Currently, targeted therapies like BRAF and MEK inhibitors are used but there are several therapeutic candidates in clinical trials that target specific molecular pathways like cKIT, NRAS, PI3K or combination therapies. Immunotherapies are also gaining popularity due to their ability to produce long term survival. Drugs like anti-PD-1, anti-CTL4 monoclonal antibodies have shown promising results in clinical trials. Their approval and commercialization will drive the market growth during the forecast period.
Strength: Metastatic melanoma therapeutics have novel targeted and immunotherapies that increase overall survival and progression-free survival rates compared to chemotherapies. These novel therapies have fewer side effects compared to standard chemotherapies.
Weakness: Metastatic melanoma therapeutics have high treatment costs posing affordability challenges to patients. Development of resistance to immunotherapy treatments remains a challenge.
Opportunity: Rising melanoma incidence rates driven by increasing UV ray exposure provides opportunities for market growth. Increasing healthcare expenditure in developing countries boosts the demand for expensive melanoma therapies.
Threats: Entry of generic versions of existing drugs poses pricing pressure on innovative drug manufacturers. Stringent regulatory pathways for drug approval delays market entry of novel therapies.
The Global Metastatic Melanoma Therapeutics Market Size is expected to witness high growth, exhibiting a CAGR of 11.6% over the forecast period, due to increasing adoption of targeted therapies and immunotherapies.
North America dominated the global metastatic melanoma therapeutics market in 2023 and is expected to continue its dominance over the forecast period. This is attributed to rising melanoma incidence, robust healthcare infrastructure, and favorable reimbursement policies in the region. The Asia Pacific region is anticipated to exhibit the highest growth rate during the forecast period owing to increasing healthcare expenditure, large patient population and growing awareness about metastatic melanoma treatment.
Key players operating in the Metastatic Melanoma Therapeutics are Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Novartis AG, Merck & Co., Inc., Genentech Inc., F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG., Amgen Inc., AstraZeneca, Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited., AB Sciences., AgonOX, Inc., Eisai Co., Ltd, GlaxoSmithKline, plc., Pfizer, Inc., and Vical, Inc.
1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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