Rectal carcinoma during pregnancy: A reminder and updated treatment protocols

Yifat Ochshorn, Michael J. Kupferminc, Joseph B. Lessing, David Pausner, Eli Geva, Yair Daniel

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Rectal carcinoma is rare during pregnancy. Prognosis is usually unfavorable due to late diagnosis, and management, especially regarding the mode of delivery, is controversial. Current treatment of rectal carcinoma includes neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy, which may influence obstetrical management. We present a case report and discuss obstetrical management in view of updated knowledge and therapeutic approaches.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)201-202
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • Neoadjuvant radiotherapy
  • Pregnancy
  • Rectal carcinoma


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