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Hugh Jackman shows off bandaged nose after cancer treatment

This undated but recent selfie posted on Instagram by Hugh Jackman shows
This undated but recent selfie posted on Instagram by Hugh Jackman shows "The Wolverine" star with his bandaged nose. The 45-year-old Oscar-nominated Jackman said he had a basal cell carcinoma, a common form of skin cancer that is rarely fatal. The note he posted early Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 didn't say when his medical treatment took place. Australia has the highest skin cancer rate in the world, and two in three Australians will be diagnosed before age 70, according to the national health department. (AP Photo/Hugh Jackman) ORG XMIT: TOK101 (AP)
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Hugh Jackman has revealed another treatment for skin cancer.

The 48-year-old star of the X-Men and Wolverine franchises posted a selfie on social media Monday showing off his bandaged nose. Jackman writes, “Another basal cell carcinoma. Thanks to frequent checks & amazing doctors, all’s well. Looks worse w the dressing on than off!” He also offered his fans some advice to wear sunscreen.

Jackman has been open about his battle against skin cancer in recent years. He also posted a selfie of his bandaged nose in 2013 and showed up at a movie premiere the next year two days after having a growth removed.

Basal-cell carcinoma is a slow-growing form of skin cancer.

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