Hugh Jackman reveals his skin cancer scare

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NEW YORK (PIX11) – X-Men star Hugh Jackman revealed his skin cancer scare on Instagram and Twitter Thursday after a trip to the dermatologist revealed carcinoma cells on his nose.

“Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy, was she right!” Jackman wrote next to his Instagram photo showing his nose bandaged up.  “I had a basil cell carcinoma. Please don’t be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!!”

Jackman, of Wolverine fame, has finished the next installment of the hit movies, “X-Men: Days of Future Past.”  It is currently in post-production and due out in 2014.