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Date:12/8/2009

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Radiation Therapy Equipment - A Global Market Review

http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164337/Radiation-Therapy-Equipment---A-Global-Market-Review.html

Cancer is a growing concern worldwide with millions of new cancer cases diagnosed each year. Radiation therapy is the leading non-surgical technique, utilized in the treatment of cancer patients. An aging population, increasing life expectancies, and rising incidence of cancer continue to enhance demand for radiation therapy, globally. Further, technological advancements are driving the development of sophisticated screening methods that facilitate early cancer detection.

These and other market data and trends are presented in "Radiation Therapy Equipment: A Global Market Review" by BizAcumen, Inc. Our reports are designed to be most comprehensive in geographic coverage and vertical market analyses.

RADIATION THERAPY EQUIPMENT BMR-1137

CONTENTS

1. METHODOLOGY 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Quantitative Techniques & Reporting Level 3

2. GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW 4

Outlook 4

Current & Future Analysis 4

Market Trends & Issues 4

Developing Nations: Offer Lucrative Opportunities 4

Increasing Usage of Radiation Oncology Management Systems

Software 5

Linear Accelerators (Linacs) Increasingly Replacing

Conventional Equipment 5

Cobalt-60 Units on a Decline 6

Planning - Gaining its Rightful Place in Treatment 6

Aging Population Drives RTE Market 7

Advancing Medical Technologies Propel Market Growth 7

TomoTherapy - Future of Radiation Treatment 7

Conventional Therapy Vs TomoTherapy 8

Current Applications 8

Proton Therapy - Revolutionizing the Industry 9

Industry Marked by Intense Competition 10

IMRT - An Insight 10

IMRT: A Breakthrough for the Treatment of Pediatric Cancer 10

Hospitals Focus on Buying IMRT-Capable LINACs 11

Asia Presents a Promising Market 11

Adaptive Radiation Therapy (ART) Gains Significance 11

IGRT Gaining Ground 12

Technological Progress in the Treatment of Localized Prostate

Cancer 12

Shortage of Medical Professionals & Systems - A Major Obstacle 12

3. COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 13

Radiotherapy Equipment Market - Highly Oligopolistic in Nature 13

Varian is Numero Uno 14

Elekta - Focusing on its Strength 15

Factors Impacting Radiation Therapy Equipment Market 15

Change: The Only Constant Activity in Market 15

(a) Strategic Alliances 15

(b) Diversification of Product Line 15

(c) Product Bundling 15

Peep into the Future 16

4. PRODUCT FACTS 16

Linear Accelerator 16

Treatment Planning System 16

Radiation Therapy Simulator 17

5. CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 17

Elekta Acquires CMS 17

TomoTherapy to Acquire Twin Peak Accelerator Technology 18

Jiangsu Haiming to Enhance Production of Linacs 18

Siemens & Prowess in Technology Partnership 18

C-RAD Signs Distribution Agreement with Yanmedi 19

MBP Selects Elekta's Synergy® Digital Linear Accelerator Systems 19

CHU de Poitiers Selects Elekta to Supply Elekta Synergy Systems 19

Varian Receives Record Orders for RapidArc 19

Varian Secures FDA Approval for RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology 20

Nucletron Oncentra® Brachy Receives US FDA Clearance 20

Nucletron Introduces Electronic Miniature X-ray Radiation

Delivery System 20

Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion(TM) Obtains Regulatory Approval 21

Elekta Acquires 3D Line Medical Systems 21

Still River System and CMS Enter into Collaboration Agreement 21

Varian and Still River Systems Ink Agreement for ARIA(TM) and

Monarch250(TM) 22

Varian Collaborates with RaySearch 22

TomoTherapy in Strategic Alliance with PTW 23

Varian and BrainLAB Collaborate to Develop Novalis®Tx 23

XCounter Enters into Commercial Partnership with Nucletron 23

TomoTherapy to Collaborate with LLNL for Novel Proton Therapy

Systems 24

Elekta Secures Contracts for Elekta Synergy® Systems 24

Two Italy-based Hospitals Select Elekta's Advanced Radiation

Therapy 25

Elekta Bags Contract to Supply Digital IGRT and IMRT Treatment

Systems 25

Still River Systems & OncoLogics Ink Agreement for PBRT Equipment 25

SCI to Acquire Proton Beam Radiotherapy Equipment from Still

River Systems 26

CMS and Verbeeten Partner to Offer Radiation Treatment Solutions 26

BVI to Acquire Linear Accelerators from Varian 26

Varian Acquires ACCEL 26

TomoTherapy Introduces Hi-Art System 27

Varian Unveils Smart Treatment Planning Tool, Smart Segmentation(TM) 27

Elekta Unveils Elekta Compact Linear Accelerator 27

Varian Launches iX Range of HDR Afterloaders 28

Nomos Releases Batcam Multi-probe 28

Calypso Launches Connectivity Product 28

CMS Obtains FDA 510(k) Clearance for New IMRT Planning

Platform, Monaco(TM) 29

Nucletron Launches Digital Afterloader 29

6. MAJOR PLAYERS 30

Elekta AB (Sweden) 30

Computerized Medical Systems, Inc. (US) 30

MDS Nordion (Canada) 30

Nucletron B.V. (The Netherlands) 30

Philips Healthcare (US) 31

Siemens Healthcare (Germany) 31

TomoTherapy Incorporated (US) 31

Varian Medical Systems (US) 31

7. MARKET ANALYTICS 32

8. THE UNITED STATES 36

Demographic & Technological Factors Drive Radiation Therapy

Market 36

Radiation Therapy Market - An Insight 36

IMRT Market 37

Innovations Propel Market Growth 37

Use of Digital Images for Treatment Planning on the Rise 38

Cancer Therapy Industry Marked by Changing Demographics 38

Leading Players 39

Software for Radiation Treatment Planning 39

Export-Import Statistics 39

9. CANADA 41

Import-Export Statistics 41

10. JAPAN 42

Radiation Therapy Market - An Overview 42

11. EUROPE 44

a. France 46

b. Germany 47

c. Italy 48

d. The United Kingdom 48

e. Rest of Europe 50

12. ASIA-PACIFIC 50

China 51

Vietnam 51

India 51

Cancer Diagnostic and Treatment Equipment Market in India 51

Indonesia 51

Korea 51

Oncology Infrastructure Market 51

Malaysia 52

13. LATIN AMERICA 53

Argentina 53

Radiation Therapy Equipment - High Growth Potential 53

EXHIBITS

Table 1: Linear Accelerators (LINAC) Market Worldwide (2004) -

Distribution Percentage by Type in Unit Terms

Table 2: Number of Cobalt-60 Units by Region - 2007

Table 3: Market Shares of Leading Radiation Therapy Equipment

Manufacturers in the World - 2006

Table 4: Market Shares of Leading Linear Accelerators

Manufacturers in the World - 2005

Table 5: Market Shares of Leading Radiation Therapy Treatment

Planning Systems Manufacturers in the World - 2005

Table 6: Global Radiation Therapy Equipment Market by Region

for the Period 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 7: Percentage Breakdown of Global Radiation Therapy

Equipment Market by Region for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 8: Global Linear Accelerator Market by Region for the

Period 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 9: Percentage Breakdown of Global Linear Accelerator

Market by Region for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 10: Global Treatment Planning Systems Market by Region

for the Period 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 11: Percentage Breakdown of Global Treatment Planning

Systems Market by Region for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 12: Global Radiation Therapy Simulators Market by Region

for the Period 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 13: Percentage Breakdown of Global Radiation Therapy

Simulators Market by Region for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 14: Market Shares of Leading Linear Accelerators

Manufacturers in the US - 2005

Table 15: Market Shares of Leading IMRT Manufacturers in the

US - 2005

Table 16: Market Shares of Leading Radiation Treatment

Planning Software Manufacturers in the US - 2004

Table 17: US Exports of X-Ray Based Radiography & Radiotherapy

Equipment by Destination Country - 2007

Table 18: US Imports of X-Ray Based Radiography & Radiotherapy

Equipment by Source Country - 2007

Table 19: Radiation Therapy Equipment Market by Segment in the

US: 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 20: Percentage Breakdown of Radiation Therapy Equipment

Market by Segment in the US for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 21: Canadian Exports of X-Ray Based Radiography &

Radiotherapy Equipment by Destination - 2007

Table 22: Canadian Imports of X-Ray Based Radiography &

Radiotherapy Equipment by Source Country - 2007

Table 23: Radiation Therapy Equipment Market by Segment in

Canada: 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 24: Percentage Breakdown of Radiation Therapy Equipment

Market by Segment in Canada for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 25: Radiation Therapy Equipment Market by Segment in

Japan: 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 26: Percentage Breakdown of Radiation Therapy Equipment

Market by Segment in Japan for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 27: Radiation Therapy Equipment Market by Region in

Europe: 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 28: Percentage Breakdown of Radiation Therapy Equipment

Market by Region in Europe for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 29: Radiation Therapy Equipment Market by Segment in

Europe: 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 30: Percentage Breakdown of Radiation Therapy Equipment

Market by Segment in Europe for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 31: Radiation Therapy Equipment Market by Segment in

France: 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 32: Percentage Breakdown of Radiation Therapy Equipment

Market by Segment in France for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 33: Radiation Therapy Equipment Market by Segment in

Germany: 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 34: Percentage Breakdown of Radiation Therapy Equipment

Market by Segment in Germany for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 35: Radiation Therapy Equipment Market by Segment in

Italy: 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 36: Percentage Breakdown of Radiation Therapy Equipment

Market by Segment in Italy for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 37: Radiation Therapy Equipment Market by Segment in the

UK: 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 38: Percentage Breakdown of Radiation Therapy Equipment

Market by Segment in the UK for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 39: Radiation Therapy Equipment Market by Segment in

Rest of Europe: 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 40: Percentage Breakdown of Radiation Therapy Equipment

Market by Segment in Rest of Europe for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 41: Indian Cancer Diagnostic and Treatment Equipment

Production and Exports - 2006 (In US$ Million)

Table 42: Number of Radiation Therapy Machines in Korea (2006)

Table 43: Radiation Therapy Equipment Market by Segment in

Asia-Pacific: 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 44: Percentage Breakdown of Radiation Therapy Equipment

Market by Segment in Asia-Pacific for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 45: Radiation Therapy Equipment Market by Segment in

Latin America: 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 46: Percentage Breakdown of Radiation Therapy Equipment

Market by Segment in Latin America for the Years 2008 & 2012

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