Etoposide is a semi-synthetic derivative of podophyllotoxin that falls into the vinka alkaloids class of cancer treatment. Etoposide is used to treat cancer of the testicles and certain types of lung cancer. It is also sometimes used to treat some other kinds of cancer in both men and women.
The main objective of this brief study is to report up-to-date market data on etoposide. This includes:
A list of currently marketed etoposide products and their manufacturers
Historical (2000-2005) global sales of etoposide products
Forecasted (2005-2010 global sales of etoposide products
The report also contains:
Relevant background information about etoposide and the pertaining drug classification,
A brief discussion of the business and clinical trends that are shaping the etoposide market in the future.