The global Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market size was estimated at USD 8,736 in 2021, growing at a CAGR of 5.3% during the forecast period 2021-2027. The prostate is an exocrine gland and found only in males.  Prostate cancer begins when cells in the prostate gland start to grow uncontrollably. It may spread to other parts of the body mainly bones and lymph nodes. Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men, but often it can be treated successfully, in initial stages it shows no symptoms but later stages it may produce pain in pelvis, difficulty in urination and furthermore, it may cause tiredness and low levels of RBC. The exact cause of prostate cancer is unknown but are generally linked to hereditary causes or to unhealthy diet and lifestyle. Studies suggest that high consumption of red meat and processed meat increases the chances of prostate cancer. Primary risk factors for prostate cancer include obesity, age and family history. Prostate cancer can be diagnosed by biopsy, prostate imaging and various other techniques. New tests such as phi test, 4Kscore test, Progensa, TMPRSS2 ERG and ConfirmMDX will be more accurate in early-stage diagnosis. This, in turn, aids in increasing the diagnosis rate and consecutively aid in the growth of the market. Prostate cancer therapeutics market has large and small players and the market is highly competitive. Players adopting acquisitions, mergers and collaborations to stenghten product offerings in prostate therapeutics market. For instance, in September 2017, Pfizer acquired Medivation, this acquisition represents opportunity to expand the business offering with an attractive pipeline and with xtandi, medicine for men with prostate cancer. Moreover, In April 2016, TESARO, Inc., an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company, and Janssen Biotech Inc., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, announced a global collaboration and license agreement focused on the development and commercialization of niraparib specifically for the treatment of prostate cancer.


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