October 7, 2011

Early Male Circumcision Slows Spread of HIV, HPV

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According to Anna R. Giuliano, Ph.D., program leader in cancer epidemiology at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues in the Netherlands, earlier circumcision of males in South Africa may be a positive step in slowing the spread of both HIV and the human papillomavirus (HPV).

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TAGGED: HIV Infection, HIV, Human Papillomavirus, Circumcision