Ovarian Cancer Treatment Market size was valued at 2.2 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach 3.6 billion by 2028, at a CAGR of 7.1% during the forecast period 2022 to 2028. Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer, which affects ovaries it causes rapid and abnormal increase of cell growth in ovaries. The exact cause of cancer is still unknown. An epithelial tumour, germ cell tumour and primary peritoneal carcinoma are types of ovarian cancer. Common symptoms include pressure in pelvis or lower back, changes in bowel movements, tiredness or low energy and more frequent urination. In most of the ovarian cancer cases, cancer will not be diagnosed until it has progressed to an advanced stage. Ovarian cancer is one of most common cause of cancer deaths in woman. Thereby need for development of the more effective drugs in treatment of ovarian cancer. Companies operating in ovarian cancer market investing in developing new drug therapies and finding newer molecular targets to treat ovarian cancer. For instance, Vintafolide an investigational targeted cancer therapeutic currently under development by Endocyte and Merck & Co. and faltetuzumab a monoclonal antibody being investigated for the treatment of ovarian cancer this was developed by Morphotek, Inc. The introduction of new drug therapies like gene therapy, radiation therapy and targeted drug therapy are projected to improve ovarian cancer market revenue growth over forecast period. Global ovarian cancer market currently dominated by generic drugs and development of more effective drugs is challenging for market players. Some of the new drugs like avastin, lynparza and yondelis are approved in recent years to treat cancer and these drugs are slowly capturing market share.
In December 2018 FDA approved rucaparib for the treatment of woman with advanced ovarian cancer who have received two or more prior chemotherapies and whose tumours have BRCA gene mutation