According to WHO thyroid cancer therapeutics, differentiated thyroid cancer is divided into papillary and follicular thyroid cancer. These cancer types are called as differentiated cancer since papillary and follicular thyroid cancer differ in their biological behavior and may require distinct therapeutic approach. Differentiated thyroid cancer are most common type of thyroid cancer and most curable among other cancers. According to Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Result Program of Nation Cancer Institute survival rate of thyroid cancer patients after 5 years of first diagnosis is 98.2%. According to The National Cancer Institute, thyroid cancer represented approximately 3.8% of all new cases in 2016. Differentiated thyroid cancer is commonly diagnosed between the ages of 30 and 60, although it can occur at any age. Female are affected 3 times more often than the males. Increasing size of nodule in patient is the primary symptom of differentiated thyroid cancer. Cough, dyspnea and dysphagia are the symptoms of advanced stage. Treatment includes surgery, followed by medication treatment.
Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Therapeutics Market: Drivers and Restraint
Differentiated thyroid cancer therapeutic market is expected to be driven by theincreasing prevalence and incidence rate of differentiated thyroid cancer. Increasing awareness about the cancer disease, raising government funds and reimbursement policies are the key factors which are expected to propel the overall differentiated thyroid cancer therapeutic market. Differentiated thyroid cancer falls in the orphan disease category according to the definition provided by US FDA. Orphan drug designation to the differentiated thyroid cancer therapeutic is also expected to drive the growth of market since, the drugs are given special privileges by governments.