His bandage on the nose, sported during the promotion of
in 2017, was, at the time, not gone unnoticed.
Hugh Jackman has indeed mentioned in an interview with
, published on Tuesday, February 28, the multiple skin cancers he has suffered from.
“I had five facial cancers,” he revealed.
The actor added that “luckily” he had contracted the “least dangerous form” of the disease.
A condition that would have appeared due to past negligence.
"It's the problem of an English skin raised in Australia," said Hugh Jackman.
When I was young, I never put on sunscreen, I sunburned, I peeled, I sunburned again in the same place, and so on.
Before continuing: “At the time, we had less of a reflex to protect ourselves.
Except that the consequences of too long exposure to the sun do not appear until twenty-five years later…”
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“It will come back”
His health problems began in 2013. “Deb (
his wife, Editor's note
) told me to have a mark on my nose checked, he then reported on Instagram.
And we can say that she was right!
I had basal cell carcinoma.
Please don't be as stupid as me.
And wear sunscreen!!!
Skin cancer, though rarely fatal, can nevertheless destroy skin tissue and leave scars.
The actor also had surgery six times between 2013 and 2017. Healed for five years, the hero of
is not immune to a relapse.
“My doctor assures me that it will come back, even if I avoid exposing myself,” he revealed to
Hence the importance for Hugh Jackman to continue to raise awareness in his community of the harmful consequences of this disease.
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