Nuclear Medicine Market (By Type - Diagnostics, Therapeutics, Market By Modality - SPECT, PET, Alpha-Emitters, Beta-Emitters , Market By Application - Oncology, Cardiology, Neurology, Thyroid, Market By Procedures - Cardiovascular, Central Nervous System, Endocrine, Skeletal, Market By End-Users - Hospitals & Diagnostics Center, Research Institutes) - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, and Forecast, 2018-2026

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Nuclear medicines or radiopharmaceuticals together are one of the most common drugs, used for the diagnosis of dysfunction in human body tissues. For both diagnostics and therapeutics reason nuclear medicines are used. Moreover, there are more than 30 specific radio pharmaceuticals used by medical practioners. Different forms of nuclear medicines are used in the treatment of cancer, neurological disorders, gastrointestinal, and other diseases.

Market Dynamics

The increasing prevalence of cancer and cardiac disorder are some of the major factors driving the growth of the market. Moreover, advent of alpha radioimmunotherapy (Rit)-based targeted cancer treatments, improvements in radiotracers, and investment through public and private partnerships to revolutionize diagnostic measures are some of the other factors propelling the growth of the market.

However, short life span of radiopharmaceuticals, high cost of these medicines, and shutting down of several nuclear reactors are some of the restraining factors hampering the growth of the market. Furthermore, upcoming radioisotopes and increasing usage across neurological applications are the opportunities for the growth of the market.

Market Classification and Overview

The global nuclear medicine market is segmented into type, modality, application, procedures, end-user, and region.

On the basis of type, the market is segmented into diagnostics and therapeutics.

Based on the modality, the market is segmented into SPECT, PET, alpha-emitters, beta-emitters, and others.

On the basis of application, the market is segmented into oncology, cardiology, neurology, thyroid, and others.

On the basis of procedures, the market is segmented into cardiovascular, central nervous system, endocrine, skeletal, and others.

On the basis of end-user, the market is segmented into hospitals & diagnostics center and research institutes.

Regional Overview

Geographically, the global nuclear medicine market is bifurcated into four regions such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), and Latin America, Middle East & Africa (LAMEA).

North America is expected to hold the major share during the forecast period 2018-2026 owing to the advancement of novel technologies for radioisotope productions, government funding, and company initiatives in the region.

Asia Pacific is expected to be the largest growing region during the forecasted period owing to the increasing demand for the nuclear medicines, increasing disposable income, and improving healthcare standards.

Europe is expected to dominate the market due to the well developed economic condition, advancement in healthcare infrastructure, and better government initiatives. Additionally, LAMEA is expected to hold the least share ue to lack of knowledge and poor healthcare facilities.

Report Coverage


Nuclear Medicine  Market

Analysis Period

2015 – 2026

Historic Data

2015 – 2016

Base Year


Forecast Data

2018 – 2026

Market Stratification

Type, Modality, Application, Procedures, End-Users, Geography

Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa (MEA)

Report Coverage

Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Porter's Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Analysis,

Player Profiling, Value Chain Analysis

Market Participants

The nuclear medicine market comprises of some of the major players such as

  • Mallinckrodt plc.
  • General Electric Co. (healthcare division),
  • Medtronic, Inc.
  • Bayer AG
  • Cardinal Health, Inc.
  • Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc.
  • IBA Group

Market Segmentation

Market By Type

  • Diagnostic
  • Therapeutic

Market By Modality

  • PET
  • Alpha-emitters
  • Beta-emitters
  • Others

Market By Application

  • Oncology
  • Cardiology
  • Neurology
  • Thyroid
  • Others


Market By Procedures

  • Cardiovascular
  • Central Nervous System
  • Endocrine
  • Skeletal
  • Others


Market By End-Users

  • Hospitals and diagnostic centers
  • Research institutes
  • Others


Market By Geography

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Rest of MEA

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