BEIJING, Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Xiaobai Maimai Inc. (NASDAQ: HX) ("Xiaobai Maimai", the "Company", or "we"), a social e-commerce platform in China, today announced that it plans to enter the radiation oncology services market in the U.S.
The Company recently established We Health Limited, a subsidiary based in New York, to tap into the cancer therapy and radiation oncology business in the U.S. The Board of Directors (the "Board") has appointed Ms. Yilin (Linda) Wang to be Co-Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Wang has extensive experience in medical health, health management and medical technology related businesses.
Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WTO) Global Cancer Observatory, there were approximately 18 million cancer cases diagnosed worldwide in 2018, and the number of new cancer cases diagnosed annually is projected to increase to almost 25 million by 2030. As one of the most common treatments for cancer, radiotherapy has been widely adopted and has shown steady growth over the years. According to the WTO, more than 50% of cancer patients require radiotherapy as part of their cancer care and it is frequently used to treat the most common types of cancers. Based on the Company's market research, the management team believes that there are ample opportunities for radiation oncology centers located on the East Coast to cater to patients from different ethnicities due to their healthcare experience and language expertise.
Ms. Yilin (Linda) Wang, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Xiaobai Maimai, commented, "The Board has approved the new business plan to enter into the radiation oncology services market in the U.S. We plan to open radiation oncology centers on the East Coast and provide personalized consultation, treatment planning, radiotherapy and related services to patients with a wide variety of cancers. We believe rising healthcare expenditures and the growing adoption of radiotherapy will drive the growth of this market. We aim to provide patients with safe, high-quality treatment leveraging our advanced radiotherapy equipment and attentive healthcare services."
About Xiaobai Maimai Inc.
Xiaobai Maimai Inc. (NASDAQ: HX), formerly known as Hexindai Inc., ("Xiaobai Maimai" or the "Company"), is a social e-commerce platform based in Beijing, China. The Company collaborates with domestic e-commerce platforms and offers users a wide selection of high-quality and affordable products on its social e-commerce platform. Leveraging its cooperation with mainstream e-commerce platforms and online service marketplaces, the Company continues to generate fast growth for the business by identifying and introducing cost-efficient products through its data analytics algorithm and operating system, and attracts users to its platform with excellent customer service.
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