Jackman Credits Wife for Spotting Cancer Scare


Hugh Jackman posted a serious photo of himself with a bandaged nose on Instagram today, declaring that he had a cancerous spot removed -- thanks to his wife.

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The Oscar-nominated X-Men star wrote, "Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy, was she right! I had a basil cell carcinoma. Please don't be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!!"

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Just last month, the busy star celebrated his 45th birthday with a star-studded bash and performance for 4,500 guests, which raised $1.85 million for the Motion Picture & Television Fund, which provides health care and other services to entertainment-industry workers and retirees.