Report predicts strong PET growth

January 18, 1995

A report by Frost & Sullivan predicts that positron emissiontomography's share of the worldwide market for cancer imagingand therapy equipment will grow rapidly in coming years. PET revenues will constitute 15% of the total market for suchequipment

A report by Frost & Sullivan predicts that positron emissiontomography's share of the worldwide market for cancer imagingand therapy equipment will grow rapidly in coming years.

PET revenues will constitute 15% of the total market for suchequipment by 2000, compared to 1% in 1993. PET's share of revenuesin the cancer imaging and therapy equipment market at that timewill match that of CT, which is expected to decline to 15%, comparedto 24% in 1993.

The market as a whole will grow at a 7% compound annual rate,from $2.74 billion in 1993 to $4.44 billion in 2000, accordingto the report, entitled World Cancer Diagnostic Imaging and TherapeuticEquipment Markets.