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Colorectal cancer in pregnancy - A rare case report



Colorectal cancer during pregnancy is rare, with a reported incidence of 0.002 (1). The clinical symptoms of colorectal cancer overlaps with the common symptoms of pregnancy such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, altered bowel movements, rectal bleeding leading to a delay in the diagnosis and risk of developing advanced disease with poor prognosis at the time of diagnosis (2).


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