Hugh Jackman has been treated for skin #cancer

Hugh-Jackman

‘Wolverine’ actor Hugh Jackman has told fans he has been treated for skin cancer after discovering a mark on his nose.

 

‘The Wolverine’ star posted a photograph of his bandaged nose on Instagram, explaining to fans that he recently had skin cancer removed from his face.

 

The 45-year-old revealed it was his wife Deborra-Lee Furness who encouraged him to get the “mark” on his nose checked.

 

He wrote: “Boy, was she right! I had basil cell carcinoma.

 

“Please don’t be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!!”

 

Fans were quite to wish the star a quick recovery, with one posting: “I have had two melanomas removed and had to get lymph nodes checked to make sure it didn’t spread. Scary stuff!! Healing thoughts for you!”

 

Another supportive fan wrote: “Thank God you caught it early.”

 

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, an estimated 2.8 million cases of basil cell carcinoma are diagnosed in the US each year, and it is the most frequently occurring form of all cancers.

 

Treatment options include removing the tumour, radiation and topical medicine, among others.

 

Hugh and director James Mangold – who helmed ‘The Wolverine’ this year – have entered negotiations with Twentieth Century Fox about returning for another instalment of the superhero franchise.

Connect with us

Latest Stories

Ali Kiba seduces fans on new single

“I never make music to compete with anyone; people compete with me and

D’banj goes french on “Comment Ca Va”

Fans of D’banj are in for a treat with his latest release “Comment

Jose Chameleone yearns for love on mshamba

"Najua mimi mshamba Wewe mwenye asali kanifundisha kuilamba" These poetic

#WeirdNews: Girl lets best friend sleep with boyfriend to avoid sex talk

A YouTube star let her boyfriend have sex with her best friend to put

Usher paid 1m to settle herpes lawsuit

Usher paid out over $1 million to a woman who accused him of "consciously

Rock

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington found dead

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has reportedly been found dead

Nothing But Thieves don’t want rock star image

Nothing But Thieves are keen to defeat the rock star image by carving

Kanye to be joined by Chris Martin, 2 Chainz at Glastonbury?

Kanye West will reportedly be joined by Chris Martin and 2 Chainz during

Florence + the Machine replace Foo Fighters at Glastonbury

Florence + the Machine have replaced Foo Fighters as Friday's (26.06.15)

Blur’s Alex James loves ‘smoking hot’ Taylor Swift

Blur's Alex James thinks Taylor Swift is "smoking hot" and admits he has

Hollywood

Hugh Jackman won’t star as Wolverine in Deadpool movie

Hugh Jackman has ruled out starring as metal claw-bearing mutant Wolverine

Vin Diesel explains his love of social media

Hollywood star Vin Diesel believes social media has helped to change the

Watch Leonardo Dicaprio’s “Before the Flood” Full Documentary

8months after winning his long-awaited Oscar honored for his work in The

Wolverine 3 named Logan

Hugh Jackman has shared a poster of the upcoming third Wolverine movie,

Ben Affleck’s Batman year and a half away

Ben Affleck’s standalone ‘Batman’ movie – which he writes, directs