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Hugh Jackman Treated for Skin Cancer on Nose

Hugh Jackman Treated for Skin Cancer on Nose

Hugh Jackman opened up on his Twitter account about just being diagnosed with a form of skin cancer.

Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy, was she right! I had a basil cell carcinoma. Please don’t be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!!” the 44-year-old actor tweeted out, along with a picture of the after effects, which showed his bandaged nose.

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Our thoughts go out to Hugh and his family – get well soon, Hugh! And heed Hugh‘s advice – use sunscreen daily!

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  • ohlala

    BRAVE! everyone should check their marks. but doing it on time it’s the best! always! go for it, hugh!

  • Smile

    And please avoid sitting in the sun for hours and tanning salons!

  • Ann-Marie Gauthier

    Basil is an herb while ‘basal’ is a location of a carcinoma.

    Glad you got it removed, Hugh.

  • http://gayamericaninargentina.blogspot.com.ar/ JJ THE EXPAT

    Hugh is a great actor and a nice guy in real life. Really good to his fans too. I hope he fully recovers.

  • Been There

    Everyone, please get any skin mark checked out. Especially if you have fair skin.

    A family member had an irritation in the inner corner of his eye. His eye was watering. He delayed going to the doctor. When he did, it was found to be carcinoma.

  • Verity

    Shocked by the news. Hope he fully recovers.

  • Ha

    He’s adorable, I love him

  • breezedash

    Oh Hugh( get well soon!!!

  • http://www.chicagoskincancersurgery.com/skincancer.html Speron

    Reduce exposure to sun may prevent from this disease.And also we should be aware of it by using sunscreens and other prevention methods.
    skin cancer treatment

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