WHAT ARE THE EXPERTS SAYING?
AIDS “…male circumcision – especially in Western Africa already protected more than eight million men from contracting the disease.”
Daniel Halpern, PhD – Assistant Professor of Medical Anthropology, University of California, San Francisco AIDS Research Institute
“The evidence is strong enough… to start trying to use circumcision as an intervention in AIDS.”
Anne Buve, M.D., Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
"Now at least 37 studies show a highly significant effect for circumcision in reducing AIDS incidence. So far the international public health agencies have ignored this. "
Robert C. Bailey, PhD, MPH, professor of epidemiology and anthropology at the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago
“The routine circumcision of newborn boys around the world may not only reduce HPV and cervical cancer [in women], but also HIV and other common sexually transmitted diseases.”
Xavier Castellsague, MD, PhD, of the International Agency for Research on Cancer
“Our ultimate goal should be to perform a painless circumcision for infants which will require the evaluation of more effective oral or injectable anesthetics.”
Jerome S. Pittman, M.D., Medical Director, Gentle Circumcision®