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    Hugh Jackman Has Skin Cancer Removed, Reminds Us to Wear Sunscreen

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    That golden luster came with a price tag.

    Hugh Jackman revealed today that he just had a spot of skin cancer removed from his nose, sharing the news via Instagram along with a photo of his bandaged face.

    "Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy, was she right! I had a [basal] cell carcinoma," the Wolverine star wrote. "Please don't be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!!"

    So, more evidence that Deborra-Lee Furness is one of the great human beings out there, and some valuable advice for all of us.

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    While Jackman isn't particularly known for a GTL lifestyle, the Australian actor does seem to enjoy the great outdoors. 

    But here's hoping he just cranks up the SPF and doesn't resort to covering up with a T-shirt on the beach or anything drastic like that.

    (We kid. Sort of.)

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    Jackman, 45, joins a number of celebs who have revealed their own brushes with skin cancer, including Eric DaneBruce JennerEwan McGregorSarah Paulsonand Anderson Cooper.

    "It's all sun damage from the '60s and '50s when I was competitively water-skiing and living on a lake and all my training outside," Jenner told E! News in September after he was photographed sporting a bandage on his nose. "Nobody wears sunblock back then. I first had one here," he pointed to his cheek, "just a little red spot. It's a basal-cell carcinoma, which is a—basically it is a skin cancer, because it doesn't heal."

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