Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, and two home-grown men have shared their personal scares with the world this week in hopes of raising awareness of the life-threatening disease.
Just yesterday Hugh Jackman shared a photo of himself with a plaster across his nose, explaining, “An example of what happens when you don’t wear sunscreen. Basal Cell. The mildest form of cancer but serious, nonetheless.” Basal cell carcinoma is not an invasive cancer, but it does require treatment as some cases can develop into non-melanoma skin cancers. “PLEASE USE SUNSCREEN and get regular check-ups,” Hugh urged. (more…)