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0Hugh Jackman Cancer Update: “It’s All Out!”

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Last month, Hugh Jackman revealed that he’d found skin cancer on his nose and had undergone surgery to remove the patch. Cancer of any form is scary, and the actor used the experience as a warning to others to use sunscreen and to visit their doctors should they find any unexplained patches on their own skin. So how’s he doing now? Just fine!

From Access Hollywood:

“I’m all good! It’s all out,” the actor told Access Hollywood at the David Lynch Foundation Presents: Change Begins Within Benefit Gala in New York City on Tuesday. “Thank you to my beautiful wife who said, ‘Come on, go and get it checked.’

“It was just a red dot on my nose and I was like, maybe I injured it in a fight sequence or something, and lo and behold it wasn’t – It was a basal cell carcinoma,” he continued. “I’m an Aussie, we have to get checked but everyone should get checked. Particularly if you’re my age. If you’re 21 or older, you just go and get checked. It’s simple.”

Really glad to hear he’s doing well, and seriously, people, heed his warning – go get checked (especially if you’re Australian, what with that whole “hole in the ozone layer over the country” thing).

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December 6, 2013 at 10:30 am by Jennifer
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