Hugh Jackman reveals new cancer scare, urges people to stop tanning – National

Even Wolverine needs to wear sunscreen.

Actor Hugh Jackman took to social media on Tuesday to warn people about the dangers of sunburn and skin cancer.

In a short video posted to Instagram, Jackman, 54, reveals he’s undergoing a skin cancer test to determine if abnormalities found during a recent checkup are signs of basal cell carcinoma. I made it

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Jackman, who showed up with a bandaged nose, said he had two biopsies this week.

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Jackman promised fans that he would share the information as soon as he got the results of the biopsy.

“Remember, in the world of skin cancer, basal cells are the least dangerous of them all,” Jackman warned his followers. Let me remind you, summer will come.”

He urged his followers to “put on your sunscreen.”

“No matter how much you want to get a tan, it’s not worth it. Believe me, believe me, believe me,” he said. “Put on your sunscreen. You’ll still have an incredible time out there.

Jackman has had several treatments for basal cell carcinoma in the past.He was first diagnosed in 2013, at which time he revealed he had the cancer growth removed from his nose, the BBC reported. Greatest Showman the actor received at least 6 Prenatal skin cancer treatment.

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Widely considered basal cell carcinoma very common Among all skin cancer types, it often appears as a slight, clear bump on the skin. Basal cell carcinoma is thought to be caused by long-term exposure to ultraviolet light from the sun.

Basal cell carcinoma rarely spreads to other parts of the body, but more than one basal cell carcinoma can appear at once. In fact, having one basal cell carcinoma increases your risk of getting another.

in Canada, 1 in 8 People develop basal cell carcinoma during their lifetime.

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