Belfast Telegraph

Jackman treated for skin cancer

Hugh Jackman has revealed that he has been treated for skin cancer.

The X-Men actor broke the news on Instagram, explaining he was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma.

The Aussie star posted a picture of himself with a bandage on his nose, and said that he got checked out after his wife Deborra-Lee Furness urged him to see a doctor.

"Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy, was she right! I had a basil cell carcinoma," he said.

Father-of-two Hugh, 45, also urged others to seek help if they had any concerns.

"Please don't be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!!" he wrote.


From Belfast Telegraph