NY Daily News: Dr. Michael Gaisa Weighs In: “HPV, The Most Common STD, Can Cause Cancer; With The Proper Care It Can Be Prevented”

New York, NY
 – May 25, 2011 /Press Release/  –– 

HPV, the human papillomavirus, is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. "HPV is a virus that is spread very easily," says Dr. Michael Gaisa from Mount Sinai. "It's almost inevitable that people are going to be exposed, unless they're sexually celibate." About 20 million Americans are infected with HPV, and another 6 million are infected each year. "Anyone who is sexually active is at risk of acquiring HPV," says Dr. Gaisa. "The more you change sexual partners, the higher your risk." Learn more