Bile Duct Cancer Market to see boost in value and volume during 2020-2027

Bile Duct Cancer Market Research Report, By Type (Intrahepatic, Extrahepatic), Diagnosis (Blood Tests, Abdominal Imaging, Surgery), By Treatment (Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy), By End User (Hospital& Clinics, Academic Institutes) - Global Forecast till 2027

Bile duct cancer is a rare type of cancer in which malignant tumor cells form in the bile duct. It is also known as cholangiocarcinoma. Factors which can cause the condition are abnormalities in the bile duct, long-term inflammation of the liver, and infection with liver fluke parasite. The global bile duct cancer market report compiled by Market Research Future (MRFR) focuses on the medical condition, drug developments, and other pertinent factors and challenges for the period between 2018 and 2023 (forecast period).

Market Scope

The global bile duct cancer market is set to accumulate revenues at 9.2% CAGR during the forecast period. The number of cases detected with bile duct cancer is the primary driver of the market. According to the National Cancer Institute, close to 66,771 people were detected with this rare form of cancer in 2014 in the United States. This disease is accountable for close to 4.8% of all cancer deaths. Rise in healthcare expenditure, awareness of the disease, and heavy investments in R&D can fuel the market growth. Technological developments in the healthcare sector which can improve the diagnosis rate of machines and assist in early prevention are opportunities for players in the market.

High costs of treatment and lack of reimbursement policies in developing economies covering the condition can impede the market growth.


The global bile duct cancer market is segmented on the basis of types, diagnosis, treatment, and end users.

On the basis of types, the market is segmented into extrahepatic, intrahepatic, and others.

On the basis of diagnosis, the market is segmented into abdominal imaging, surgery, blood tests, and others. The diagnosis segment by abdominal imaging is sub segmented into magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC), and others.

On the basis of treatment, the market is segmented into radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and others. The chemotherapy segment is sub segmented into cisplatin,5-fluorouracil, gemcitabine, and others.

On the basis of end users, the market is segmented into research organizations, hospital &clinics, academic institutes, and others.

Regional Analysis

The Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC), Europe, and the Middle East & Africa (MEA) are regions forming the center of interest in the global bile duct cancer market report.

The Americas dominated the global bile duct cancer market owing to the well-developed healthcare sector. Large volume of patients and allocation of healthcare expenditure in nations in the region can bolster the regional market demand. According to the CDC, healthcare spending in the U.S. has reached USD 3.2 trillion.

Europe is the second largest region of the market due to a huge patient pool and large availability of funds for research. The APAC bile duct cancer market can grow at a rapid pace due to a large patient pool, developing economies such as China and India, and huge growth opportunities due to ongoing medical tourism.

The MEA region can display a poor growth rate during the forecast period due to low healthcare infrastructure and lack of reimbursement policies.

Competitive Outlook

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Eli Lilly and Company, Mylan N.V., Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Pfizer Inc., Sanofi, Fresenius Kabi AG, and others are prominent players of the global bile duct cancer market.

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Industry News

The Rwandan government has decided to unveil its Rwanda Cancer Center which can be a boon for the citizens venturing outside the country for its diagnosis.

BridgeBio Pharma, a U.S. pharmaceuticals company, has been granted the Fast Track and Orphan designation for Infigratinib, an oral inhibitor of fibroblast growth factor receptors (FGFRs). The phase-3 clinical trial and its successive results will be released in 2021.

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