Hugh Jackman's Skin Cancer Wake Up Call

One of Hollywood?s leading men talks about the importance of not delaying going to the doctor.
1:14 | 11/21/13

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Now one of hollywood's biggest leading men, hugh jackman with a wakeup call for everyone. He revealed that he saw something troubling on his skin but he delayed going to the doctor. He says his wife nagged him and sure enough, it could have been real trouble. Here's dr. Richard besser. Reporter: Wolverine. Star of le miz. He has the single most common form of cancer. 45-year-old hugh jackman, doctors found a cancer cell on his nose and removed it. Please don't be foolish like me, get yourself checked, he said. Look at this photo of last week. See that mark on his nose? That's the cancer. Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy was she right. It's caused by sun damage. Although it won't kill you, it can be disfiguring, destroying tissue and bone. Listen to wolverine, get yourself checked and use sun screen. And we move next tonight to

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