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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 Paulson and 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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