Actor Hugh Jackman Treated For Skin Cancer


For the second time in the last seven months, the Wolverine star has been treated for skin cancer on his nose.

Jackman was first treated for basal cell carcinoma back in November, when he posted a photo of himself online and explaining that his wife had urged him to get it checked out.

At that time, the actor wrote, "Please don't be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!!"

And now, again Jackman has been treated for basal cell carcinoma on his nose, and once again, he has posted a photo of his bandaged nose on Instagram for his fans to see

This time, the 45 year old actor wrote, "Another Basel Cell Carsinoma [sic]. All out now. Thanks Dr. Albom and Dr. Arian. PLEASE! PLEASE! WEAR SUNSCREEN!"

About three million cases of basal cell carcinoma are diagnosed in the United States each year, making it the most common subtype of cancer. It is almost universally not fatal, but can spread beyond the primary site and can lead to disfigurement if left untreated.

Source: People


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