A 36-year-old member asked:
What is your opinion about the american cancer society recommending neonatal circumcision due to penile cancer?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Pathology 46 years experience
Not clear-"cut": This is an emotional, politicized issue. Any newborn boy may grow up to be a man who would strongly preferred to have a foreskin, and such men are not rare -- i'm all about choice. About 10% of boys need circumcision for their health. The acs is focused on cancer, with circumcision greatly decreasing the risk of a rare but devastating cancer for which a boy can now be immunized. You decide.
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