Hugh Jackman had a nose biopsy.
The 52-year-old actor, who has been treated for skin cancer six times in the past, revealed that he underwent a minor medical procedure after his “amazing” dermatologists discovered something “unusual” in him during his scheduled check-up earlier. this week.
On his Twitter account on Monday (2/21/21), he said: “I just went to visit Lisa and Trevor, my wonderful dermatologist and doctors. They saw something unusual, so they took a biopsy and tested it. So if you see me in this, don’t worry. Thanks for the concern. I’ll let you know what’s going on, but they think it’s probably okay. “
The “Greatest Showman” star previously referred to himself as “an idiot” for not using sunscreen when he was younger and advised his fans to take precautions against exposure to harmful sunlight.
He said, “Don’t be like me. Wear sunscreen, I’m the idiot who never used sunscreen at all.
“I have English parents, but it doesn’t really matter what your skin type is, everyone is susceptible, and you know, just be smart.
“This is the most preventable disease in the world, so don’t take my example, or you can take my example now and use sunscreen.”
Hugh was first diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma in 2013 and has had medical check-ups every three months since then.
In 2015, he explained: “This is the new norm for me. My doctor says I will probably have more, and if this is your cross to carry in life, you must be so lucky. It’s always a little shocking to just hear that word. cancer … being Australian is a common thing.
“I never used sunscreen as a kid, so I was a prime candidate for it.”