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Hugh Jackman undergoes two biopsies for skin cancer

Hugh Jackman undergoes two biopsies for skin cancer
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Hugh Jackman has undergone two biopsies on his nose for skin cancer.

In a Monday Instagram video, the Wolverine star explained why he currently has bandages on his nose.

"I've just had two biopsies done," Hugh revealed, sharing that his doctor saw "little things that could be or could not be basal cell".

The actor revealed he'll see the results in "two or three days and as soon as I know, I'll let you know".

He also warned viewers in the Northern Hemisphere to use sun protection while enjoying summer activities for fear of skin cancer like basal cell carcinoma.

"Just to remind you, basal cell in the world of skin cancers is the least dangerous of all. However, if I can just take this opportunity to remind you summer is coming," he advised. "Please, wear sunscreen. It is just not worth it, no matter how much you want a tan. Trust me."

The 54-year-old explained that he is paying the price for his behaviour as a youngster, adding, "This is all stuff that happened 25 years ago, it's coming out now. Put some sunscreen on. You'll still have an incredible time out there. Please be safe."

Hugh had his first skin cancer removed in 2013 and has had around six procedures since.

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