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Hugh Jackman reveals he’s had ANOTHER cancer scare

The actor was diagnosed back in 2013

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Hugh Jackman is being treated for skin cancer once again.

The Les Miserables star has already had several surgeries on his nose since being diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma back in 2013.

The star took to Twitter to share a snap of himself with a bandage across his nose, revealing that doctors have discovered more of the non-melanoma cancer.

He captioned the picture: “Another basal cell carcinoma. Thanks to frequent checks & amazing doctors, all’s well. Looks worse w the dressing on then off! WEARSUNSCREEN”

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Hugh, who had previously had cancer removed from his shoulder, is now required to get his skin checked every three months.

The Australian actor has been very vocal about urging people to get checked.

He previously said: “It’s always a bit of a shock just hearing the word ‘cancer’. Being an Australian, [skin cancer] is a very common thing. I never wore sunscreen growing up so I was a prime candidate for it.”

He added: “I was trying to keep calm about it… basal cell carcinoma is just something you have to deal with. It’s cancerous. It will grow. You just have to get it out.

“I go every three months for checkups. It’s the new normal for me. My doctor says I’ll likely have more and if that’s your cross to bear in life, you should be so lucky.”

The Wolverine actor had his first skin cancer treatment from his nose in 2013, when his wife Deborra-Lee Furness had advised him to go to the doctors to get a mole checked.

The star has praised Australian star Nicole Kidman for encouraging people with a paler skin tone to embrace and take care of their complexions.

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He said: “I’m heartened to see the idea that to be sexy and beautiful you have to be tan is gone. People like Nicole Kidman have done a great job.

“She was made fun of when she was a kid in Australia because she stayed in the shade. No one is making fun of her now.”

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