Regular self breast exams remain the best way between scheduled mammograms for women to detect irregularities that need follow-up by a doctor or nurse. But thorough self breast exams are often difficult, if not impossible, for women with hand problems. Dawn Ontario, a disabled women’s network in Canada, offers an online handbook that addresses the self-exam issue and other medical issues of interest to Gimpy women. Click here to learn more about assistance with a beast exam.
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