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Analysis of the US Breast Imaging Systems Market

Analysis of the US Breast Imaging Systems Market

In the United States, breast imaging system is frequently used during cancer screening, diagnosis, and pre-surgical planning. The most common breast imaging procedures are X-ray mammography, breast ultrasound, breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and molecular breast imaging (MBI).

Technologies such as digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) and automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) are expected to drive the growth through the forecast period. Technologies such as automated breast tomography, elastography, thermography and optical imaging systems are under clinical evaluation for breast imaging screening and diagnosis.

Total revenue from shipments of X-ray mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI, and MBI systems to US customers in 2014 was $􂀀 million. Frost & Sullivan expects revenue in the US breast imaging systems market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 􂀀% from 2014 to 2019, reaching $􂀀 million in 2019.

In 2014, at least 􂀀 competitors actively participated in the US breast imaging systems market. Competitors contributing the highest proportions of revenue in the total market were GE Healthcare, Hologic, Philips Healthcare, and Siemens Healthcare. Together, these competitors generated 􂀀% of total market revenue.

Revenue from shipments of X-ray mammography systems to US customers was $􂀀 million in 2014, accounting for􂀀% of total market revenue. Frost & Sullivan expects revenue in this segment to grow at a CAGR of 􂀀% from 2014 to 2019. The commercialization of DBT in 2011 contributed significantly to the growth of X-ray mammography systems.

About this report

This research service presents an analysis of the breast imaging systems market in the United States. It provides an in-depth analysis of the current trends, market size, revenue forecast, drivers and restraints, market penetration, and market attractiveness. Segments that are covered include X-ray mammography (with analog, digital radiography, computed radiography, and digital breast tomosynthesis), ultrasound (including automated breast ultrasound), breast MRI, and molecular breast imaging. Market participants were interviewed to obtain their perceptions of breast imaging systems and trends.


  • Executive Summary
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • Market Engineering Measurements-X-ray Mammography Segment
    • Market Engineering Measurements-Breast Ultrasound Segment
    • Market Engineering Measurements-Breast MRI Segment
    • Market Engineering Measurements-Molecular Breast Imaging Segment
    • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
    • Executive Summary-CEO's Perspective
    • Key Companies to Watch
    • Executive Summary-3 Big Predictions
  • Market Overview
    • Scope of Market Covered
    • Definitions of Metrics Evaluated
    • Market Segmentation
  • Introduction to the US Breast Imaging Systems Market
    • The Case for Breast Imaging
    • Breast Care in the United States
  • Technology Trends-Total Breast Imaging Systems Market
    • Breast Imaging Technology Trends
    • Breast Imaging Technology Trends Explained
  • Drivers and Restraints-Total Breast Imaging Systems Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
      • Table Total Breast Imaging Systems Market: Number of Vendors by Sub-segment, United States, 2011 and 2014
      • Table Total Breast Imaging Systems Market: Breast Cancer Procedural Volumes, United States, 2006-2013
      • Table Total Breast Imaging Systems Market: Proportional Breast Cancer Surgery Procedure Volumes by Clinical Setting, United States, 2004-2013
      • Table Total Breast Imaging Systems Market: Number of MQSA-certified facilities and Accredited X-ray Mammography Units, United States, 2005-2014
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecast and Trends-Total Breast Imaging Systems Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements by Segment
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Segment
      • Table Total Breast Imaging Systems Market: Unit Shipment Forecast by Segment, United States, 2012-2019
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Segment
      • Table Total Breast Imaging Systems Market: Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Segment, United States, 2012-2019
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Breast Imaging Systems Market: Revenue Forecast, United States, 2012-2019
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Segment
      • Table Total Breast Imaging Systems Market: Percent Revenue Forecast by Segment, United States, 2012-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
  • Demand Analysis-Total Breast Imaging Systems Market
    • Market Penetration Analysis by Segment
    • Market Penetration Analysis Explained
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis-Total Breast Imaging Systems Market
    • Competitive Analysis-Market Share
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Table Total Breast Imaging Systems Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 4 Competitors, United States, 2014
    • Competitive Environment
    • Top Competitors
    • Competitive Factors and Assessment
  • Analysis of the X-ray Mammography Segment
    • Segment Background
      • Table X-ray Mammography Imaging Systems Segment: Annual Procedure Volumes, United States, 2006-2014
      • Table X-ray Mammography Imaging Systems Segment: Penetration of Digital Mammography, United States, 2007-2014
    • Segment Perspective-Global
      • Table X-ray Mammography Imaging Systems Segment: Percent Revenue by Geographic Region, Global, 2013-2014
    • Technology Background and Trends
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • Unit Shipment Forecast
      • Table X-ray Mammography Imaging Systems Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast, United States, 2012-2019
    • Unit Shipment Forecast by Technology
      • Table X-ray Mammography Imaging Systems Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by Technology, United States, 2012-2019
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Technology
      • Table X-ray Mammography Imaging Systems Segment: Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Technology, United States, 2012-2019
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast by Technology
      • Table X-ray Mammography Imaging Systems Segment: Unit Price Forecast by Technology, United States, 2012-2019
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table X-ray Mammography Imaging Systems Segment: Revenue Forecast, United States, 2012-2019
    • Revenue Forecast by Technology
      • Table X-ray Mammography Imaging Systems Segment: Revenue Forecast by Technology, United States, 2012-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Competitive Analysis-Segment Share
    • Segment Share Analysis
      • Table X-ray Mammography Imaging Systems Segment**: Company Segment Share Analysis for Top 4 Participants, United States, 2014
    • Competitor Product List
  • Analysis of the Breast Ultrasound Segment
    • Segment Background
    • Technology Background and Trends
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • Unit Shipment Forecast
      • Table Breast Ultrasound Imaging Systems Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast, United States, 2012-2019
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Breast Ultrasound Imaging Systems Segment: Unit Price* Forecast, United States, 2012-2019
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Breast Ultrasound Imaging Systems Segment: Revenue Forecast, United States, 2012-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Competitive Analysis-Segment Share
    • Segment Share Analysis
      • Table Breast Ultrasound Imaging Systems Segment: Company Segment Revenue of Top 5 Competitors, United States, 2014
    • Competitor Product List of ABUS
  • Analysis of the Breast MRI Segment
    • Segment Background
    • Technology Background and Trends
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Breast MRI Systems Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, United States, 2014
    • Unit Shipment Forecast
      • Table Breast MRI Systems Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast, United States, 2012-2019
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Breast MRI Systems Segment: Unit Price* Forecast, United States, 2012-2019
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Breast MRI Systems Segment: Revenue Forecast, United States, 2012-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Competitive Analysis-Segment Share
    • Market Share Analysis
      • Table Breast MRI Systems Segment: Company Segment Share Analysis of Top 5 Competitors, United States, 2014
  • Analysis of the MBI Segment
    • Segment Background
    • Technology Background and Trends
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Molecular Breast Imaging Systems Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, United States, 2014
    • Unit Shipment Forecast
      • Table Molecular Breast Imaging Systems Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast, United States, 2012-2019
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Molecular Breast Imaging Systems Segment: Unit Price* Forecast, United States, 2012-2019
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Molecular Breast Imaging Systems Segment: Revenue Forecast, United States, 2012-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Competitive Analysis-Segment Share
    • Segment Share Analysis
    • Competitor Product List
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
    • The Last Word-Discussion
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Market Competitors by Segment
    • Table of Abbreviations Used

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