Breast cancer is on the rise across Asia, with more women contracting the disease than ever before.
Increasing breast cancer awareness and higher demand for screening is driving the market.
Women being treated with chemotherapy for breast cancer may be able to benefit from the new technology.
The accuracy of mammography is often not good and requires improvement. One source of hope to address this includes phase-contrast imaging, a procedure based on x-rays which is of special interest for breast cancer diagnosis, and has wider applications.