Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death in women. It occurs when the cells present in the breast lose their property of controlled growth and start invading surrounding cells and tissues and spread throughout the body. Breast imaging is one of the popular diagnostic modalities used to screen and diagnose breast cancer. Rising prevalence and incidence of breast cancer, growing awareness for early detection of breast diseases, technological innovations and launch of advanced breast imaging equipment & software, increasing investment and funding in R&D for breast cancer treatment, and rising women aging population are the key factors driving growth in the global breast imaging market.
Global Breast Imaging Market will grow at a CAGR of 9.0% during the forecast period to reach $7.1 billion by 2027 from $3,873.2 million in 2020, Says “Meticulous Research®”.
Here are the top 10 companies operating in the global breast imaging market –
GE Healthcare (U.S.)
Founded in 1994 and headquartered at Illinois, U.S.; GE Healthcare is a provider of medical imaging, diagnostics, therapeutics, biopharmaceutical manufacturing, patient monitoring, and drug discovery products. The company operates through two business segments, namely, Healthcare Systems and Life Sciences. The company’s customers include medical institutions, hospitals, research institutes, pharmaceutical, biotechnology companies, and life science research centers across the world. The company provides breast imaging products under Healthcare systems business segment.
The company sells its products and offers services in more than 140 countries and has direct presence in U.S., Asia, Europe, and Middle East & Africa.
Hologic, Inc. (U.S.)
Founded in 1985 and headquartered at Massachusetts, U.S.; Hologic, Inc. is engaged in developing, manufacturing, and supplying diagnostic products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products. The company operates through five business segments, namely Diagnostic, Breast Health, Medical Aesthetics, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The company provide breast imaging product through Breast Health business segment.
The company has its presence in the U.S., France, the U.K., Germany, China, Australia, Japan, Canada, Latin America, and Middle East. The company has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Germany, the U.K., and Northern Ireland and has leased various administrative and customer support centers in Brussels, Belgium, Kerpen, Madrid, Spain, Suzhou, China, Wiesbaden, and Germany.
Siemens Healthineers AG (Germany)
Founded in 1847 and headquartered at Erlangen, Germany; Siemens Healthineers AG is a company engaged in the field of diagnostics and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, digital health, and enterprise. The Siemens Healthineers business is organized into three segments namely Imaging, Diagnostics, and Advanced Therapies. The company provides breast imaging systems under Imaging business segment.
With its subsidiaries and strong network of distribution, the company has its presence across Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Africa, Middle East, Americas, Asia, and Australia.
Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Netherlands)
Founded in 1891 and headquartered at Amsterdam, Netherlands; Koninklijke Philips N.V. operates as a health technology company worldwide. The company operates through four business segments namely Personal Health, Diagnosis & Treatment, Connected Care & Health Informatics, and others. The company offers imaging systems that improve outcomes, lower the cost of care delivery and enhance patient experiences by enabling first-time-right diagnosis and treatment. The company provides breast imaging products under Diagnosis & Treatment business segment.
With more than 50 subsidiaries and 39 manufacturing sites, the company has its presence across the U.S., China, Germany, Japan, France, India, Netherlands, and others.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation (Japan)
Founded in 1934 and headquartered at Tokyo, Japan; FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation manufactures, markets, and also provides services for a wide spectrum of industries such as photographic, medical imaging and informatics, pharmaceutical, regenerative medicine, and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. The company operates through three business segments, namely, Imaging Solutions, Healthcare and Material Solutions, and Document Solutions. The company provides breast imaging equipment and accessories under healthcare and materials solutions business segment.
The company has 279 subsidiaries globally with most of the subsidiaries in Japan. Some of the major subsidiaries of the company include are FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc. (U.S.), FUJIFILM Medical System U.S.A, Inc. (U.S.), among many others.
Canon Medical Systems Corporation (Japan)
Founded in 1930 and headquartered at Tokyo, Japan; Canon Medical Systems Corporation develops, manufactures, and sales diagnostic imaging systems including CT, MRI, ultrasound, X-ray systems, and healthcare informatics across the globe. The company operates through four business segments namely Office, Imaging System, Medical System, and Industry and others. The company acquired Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (U.S.) in December 2016. After this acquisition, the company has newly established the Medical Systems business unit in 2017.
With its subsidiaries and network of distribution, the company has presence in Japan, China, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Netherlands, Turkey, U.K., U.S., Canada, and more.
Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
Founded in 1910 and headquartered at Tokyo, Japan; Hitachi, Ltd. operates its healthcare business through its subsidiary Hitachi Medical Corporation. The company operates through 8 business segments, namely Social Infrastructure & Industrial System, Information & Telecommunication System, High Functional Materials & Components, Electronic Systems & Equipment, Automotive Systems, Construction Machinery, Smart Life & Ecofriendly Systems, and Others. The company offers breast imaging products through Electronic Systems & Equipment business segment.
The company offers Computed Tomography CT, diagnostic ultrasound system, and X-ray systems for breast imaging and has 803 subsidiaries and geographic presence in Japan, China, the U.S., Canada, India, Mexico, and more.
Carestream Health, Inc (U.S.)
Founded in 1987 and headquartered at New York, U.S.; Carestream Health, Inc is worldwide provider of medical imaging systems and advanced materials for the precision films and electronics market. The company is engaged in providing range of medical imaging product, healthcare IT solutions, X-ray film, and digital X-ray products for the non-destructive testing worldwide. The company offers commercialized breast imaging equipment for diagnosing various breast related disorders.
The company specialties include PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication Systems), RIS (Radiology Information Systems), Digital Medical Image Capture, Medical Film (Laser & amp; Traditional), Health IT, Clinical Image Archive, X-Ray Solutions, non-destructive Testing (NDT), Ultrasound, x-ray, medical image capture, and Diagnostic Imaging Equipment.
Planmed Oy (Finland)
Founded in 1989 and headquartered at Helsinki, Finland; Planmed Oy is engaged in developing, manufacturing, and marketing of advanced imaging equipment and accessories which provide better quality image and easier access of equipment for radiologist. The company offers systems such as Planmed Clarity 3D for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, Planmed Clarity S and Planmed Clarity 2D for Digital Mammography, and Planmed Sophie Classic S for Analog mammography.
The company offers products for mammography and orthopedic imaging and also provides healthcare tools for healthcare professionals in over 80 countries worldwide.
SonoCine Inc. (U.S.)
Founded in 2000 and headquartered at Nevada, U.S.; SonoCine Inc. is engaged in developing and manufacturing of Automated-Breast Ultrasound system. The company is providing SonoCiné AWBUS system for screening mammography of dense breast tissue.
SonoCiné connects to standard ultrasound machines, and provides a consistent, repeatable scan of the whole breast, including the axilla. The new software package launched with the system offers viewing in three dimensions, while maintaining high-resolution transverse view.
Popular mentions – CMR Naviscan Corporation (U.S.), EXAMION GmbH (Germany), and Sun Nuclear Corporation (U.S.), Aurora Healthcare US Corp (U.S.), Olea Medical (France), SuperSonic Imagine (France), and Shanghai United Imaging Healthcare Co., Ltd. (China).
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