Nov 21, 2013

Earlier today, Hugh Jackman revealed on his Instagram that he went in for skin cancer treatment. According to the message he left on the photo sharing site, he was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma, the most frequent form of cancer. An estimated 2.8 million cases of this form of cancer are diagnosed in the United States every year, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. Read what Hugh said on his Instagram, and please do follow his advice about getting checked and protecting your skin.

Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy, was she right! I had a basil [sic] cell carcinoma. Please don’t be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!!

2 Responses to “Hugh Reveals Skin Cancer Treatment”

  1. Cristina says:

    Luckly they got it sorted. I wish Hugh and his family all the best. I know what they are going through but Hugh is strong and he will be back on track very soon. All the best, Hugh !!!! and thank you for sharing such a hard moment with all of us!

  2. Michael says:

    Hi Hugh, your so right, I have had a few removed from my face and arms, you must get a check up every year, it is so important.

    I wanted to share this photo of my son Jacob at a fancy dress party as Wolverine, didn’t realize how much he looks like you Hugh.

    http://sphotos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/1463173_355237554621323_615278210_n.jpg

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