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Revista Brasileira de Coloproctologia
Print version ISSN 0101-9880
FREITAS, Antônio Hilário Alves; MADEIRA, Humberto; FONSECA, Leonardo Maciel da and CASTRO, Eduardo Vitor de. Rectal cancer during pregnancy: case report and literature review. Rev bras. colo-proctol. [online]. 2011, vol.31, n.1, pp.81-84. ISSN 0101-9880. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-98802011000100012.
Colorectal cancer in pregnancy is a rare condition, associated with a poor prognosis for the woman. The case described is of a 31-year-old female, with an adenocarcinoma of the rectum diagnosed at the 24th week of pregnancy. We present a discuss management in view of updated knowledge and therapeutic approaches.
Keywords : colon cancer; rectal cancer; pregnancy.