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Hugh Jackman Has Another Basal Cell Carcinoma Removed

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    Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman of Australia attends a red carpet event at the premiere of his new film 'Wolverine' in Seoul on July 15, 2013. Jackman posted on Twitter Monday that he had another basal cell carcinoma removed from his nose.

    Hugh Jackman took to social media Monday to alert fans he's had another basal cell carcinoma removed. The "Logan" star posted a photo of his bandaged nose, reminding people to use sunscreen.

    "Another basal cell carcinoma. Thanks to frequent checks & amazing doctors, all's well. Looks worse w the dressing on then off! WEARSUNSCREEN," he wrote.

    Basal cell carcinomas are a common form of skin cancer. Jackman has had cancer scares in the past that have resulted in the removal of basal cell carcinomas from his body. This form of cancer is common and usually entirely treatable.