The actor was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma. At the moment, Hugh Jackman had surgery to remove part of the skin of the nose. He encourages all people to use sunscreen. Studies prove: that sunlight is the main cause of skin cancer.
The tumor was diagnosed in 2013. The actor has had five hospitalizations for basal cell carcinoma. Now together with the regular use of sunscreens Hugh accompany regular trips to the oncologist.
Basal cell carcinoma refers to the intermediate form of the cancer: the tumor does not form metastases and in a few cases leading to fatal cases. There are many ways to treat basal cell cancer, from surgery to radiation therapy.