Hugh Jackman Confirms That His Skin Cancer Has Retuned For The Sixth Time

An important message for his fans: wear sunscreen.

Hugh Jackman Confirms That His Skin Cancer Has Retuned For The Sixth Time
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Hugh Jackman, the man of action from the X-men series is not immune to cancer. The wolverine was detected skin cancer for sixth time in two years. He enjoys being on the beaches or under the sun. This interest of him caused him to suffer through mild but dangerous skin cancer.

The actor posted a selfie on Instagram showing his nose-dressing after the removal of cancer. He has a very strong message for his fans in which he advices everyone to wear sunscreen and save skin from direct ultraviolet rays.

The 48-year old posted on Instagram with the hashtag #wearsunscreen.

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He also used the opportunity to thank all the doctors and frequent health checkups which shows he is well now.

He also used
the opportunity to thank all the doctors and frequent health checkups which
shows he is well now.
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Basal Cell Carcinoma, commonly called as BCC is a type of skin cancer mainly caused due to direct exposure to sunlight.

Basal Cell Carcinoma,
commonly called as BCC is a type of skin cancer mainly caused due to direct
exposure to sunlight.
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Cancer specialists say that if treated in early stages, BCC is not that harmful compared to other type of cancers, but if left untreated, it may spread.

Cancer
specialists say that if treated in early stages, BCC is not that harmful compared to other type of cancers, but if left untreated, it may spread.
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Jack with his wife Deborra.

Jack with his wife Deborra.
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Hugh first had a similar BCC removed in 2013 when he noticed a mole on his nose. His wife, Deborra Lee Furness advised him to get a checkup.

From just a tiny mole to skin cancer! Be careful !

From just a tiny mole to skin cancer! Be careful !
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After being detected with cancer, he reached out to his fans and wrote, "Please get yourself checked if you find any abnormality in your body, don't be foolish like me." He also suggested people wear sunscreen. Even a tiny mole can be the root of a chronic disease like cancer.

Since then, cancer has visited his body five more times, including one on the shoulder.

Since then,
cancer has visited his body five more times, including one on the shoulder.
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Being a citizen of Australia, Hugh admitted that he was the 'prime candidate' for skin cancer. He revealed that he never wore sunscreen.

Being a
citizen of Australia, Hugh admitted that he was the ‘prime candidate’ for skin
cancer. He revealed that he never wore sunscreen.
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We wish that you get well soon, wolverine. 

We
wish that you get well soon, wolverine. 
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