South America Bladder Cancer Therapeutics and Diagnostics Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The market is segmented by Cancer Type, Therapeutics (Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy, Radiation Therapy, Surgery) Diagnostics, and Geography.

Market Snapshot

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Study Period: 2018 - 2026
Base Year: 2020

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Market Overview

Based on the data from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, bladder cancer is the 6th most commonly diagnosed cancer of males and the 9th leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. As per the data from the World Health Organization (2018), the number of new cases of Bladder cancer in Brazil was 9,127 which is around 3.3% of the total cancers that occurred in 2018.

In recent years, the awareness regarding bladder diseases and their management has drastically improved, particularly in developing regions such as South America. Also, the rise of different therapies such as immunotherapy in cancer treatment has rekindled interest among eligible patients as it is a recently developed treatment modality, and has lower side effects when compared to radiation therapy and chemotherapy, which are conventional therapeutic options in bladder cancer management.

Hence, the increasing awareness about bladder cancer and related therapies, the South America bladder cancer therapeutics and diagnostics market is expected to grow in the coming future. Apart from this, factors like increasing healthcare expenditure and innovations in novel drug development are also contributing to the growth of this market.

Scope of the Report

Bladder cancer is a urologic malignancy arising from the epithelial lining of the urinary bladder. It is the ninth most common cancer worldwide in men and women, with has the highest recurrence rate. 

By Cancer Type
Transitional Cell Bladder Cancer
Superficial Bladder Cancer
Invasive Bladder Cancer
Squamous Cell Bladder Cancer
Other Rare Types
By Therapeutics
Radiation Therapy
By Diagnostics
Urine Ctyology
Bladder Ultrasound
By Geography
South America
Rest of South America

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Key Market Trends

Radiation Therapy Leads the Therapeutics Segment

The most advanced modalities of bladder cancer therapeutics include immunotherapy but, the most widely used modality in bladder cancer is radiation therapy. This is due to historical use-prevalence of radiation therapies in various forms of cancers and also because chemotherapy is associated with low specificity and side-effects. Radiation therapy also, offers best in class efficacy, in terms of dose frequency and pricing, when compared to other therapeutic modalities in bladder cancer management. Consequently, radiation therapy leads the therapeutics segment in South America bladder cancer therapeutics and diagnostics market.

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Competitive Landscape

The South America Bladder Cancer market is moderately competitive and majorly dominated by the global players. With the rising technology and focus of various companies on the drug discovery, it has been believed that several new companies will be entering the market in the coming future and are expected to hold a significant market share.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

      1. 4.2.1 Increasing Awareness about Bladder Diseases, and Available Therapies

      2. 4.2.2 Increasing Healthcare Expenditure

      3. 4.2.3 Innovations in Drug Development

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 Rise in the number of Patent Expirations

      2. 4.3.2 Asymptomatic Nature of the Disease

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Cancer Type

      1. 5.1.1 Transitional Cell Bladder Cancer

      2. 5.1.2 Superficial Bladder Cancer

      3. 5.1.3 Invasive Bladder Cancer

      4. 5.1.4 Squamous Cell Bladder Cancer

      5. 5.1.5 Other Rare Types

    2. 5.2 By Therapeutics

      1. 5.2.1 Chemotherapy

      2. 5.2.2 Immunotherapy

      3. 5.2.3 Radiation Therapy

      4. 5.2.4 Surgery

    3. 5.3 By Diagnostics

      1. 5.3.1 Cytoscopy

      2. 5.3.2 Biopsy

      3. 5.3.3 Urinalysis

      4. 5.3.4 Urine Ctyology

      5. 5.3.5 Bladder Ultrasound

    4. 5.4 By Geography

      1. 5.4.1 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America


    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 Novartis AG

      2. 6.1.2 Pfizer Inc.

      3. 6.1.3 GlaxoSmithKline Plc.

      4. 6.1.4 Sanofi S.A.

      5. 6.1.5 Eli Lilly and Co.

      6. 6.1.6 Astra Zeneca Plc.

      7. 6.1.7 Bristol Myers Squibb

      8. 6.1.8 Hoffmann-La Roche AG

      9. 6.1.9 Celgene Corporation

    2. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability
**Competitive Landscape covers- Business Overview, Financials, Products and Strategies, and Recent Developments

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Frequently Asked Questions

The South America Bladder Cancer Therapeutics and Diagnostics Market market is studied from 2018 - 2026.

The South America Bladder Cancer Therapeutics and Diagnostics Market is valued at 3.0% in 2018.

Pfizer Inc., Johnson and Johnson, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Merck & Co., Inc. are the major companies operating in South America Bladder Cancer Therapeutics and Diagnostics Market.

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