Grappling with your intimacy, or lack thereof, is one among the various challenges facing breast cancer patients and survivors.
Comic book illustrator and blogger, Lili Sohn, well known in the breast cancer blogosphere in France, has been very vocal on the subject in social media. Lili has already shared her everydaywins in a touching patient testimonial.
Here she delights us with a comic strip ripe with humour on a daily struggle some women go through: coping with the physical changes to one’s body and the effect these have on romantic relationships.
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