X-Men star Hugh Jackman treated for skin cancer for second time

X-Men star Hugh Jackman

 X-Men star Hugh Jackman

Australian actor, Hugh Jackman, more popularly known by his on screen name of ‘The Wolverine’ in the X-Men series of movies has recently been treated for skin cancer. While in Beijing, China for promoting the latest movie in the X-men series, X Men: Days of Future Past, Hugh Jackman acknowledged that he had received treatment for Basal Cell Carcinoma. Basal Cell Carcinoma is a slow growing variant of skin cancer. This was removed from the nose of the Australian actor. It is not the first time that X-Men star Hugh Jackman has been treated for cancer.

A year prior, during the release time of the predecessor to the X Men: Days of Future Past movie, Hugh Jackman had received treatment for the same type of cancer. During his interactions with the media in Beijing, China, X-Men star Hugh Jackman, explained that the second time treatment for skin cancer was for the same reason and same type of cancer. He projected a very realistic and pragmatic point of view towards his health condition and prognosis of cropping up of his cancer issues again.

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X-Men star Hugh Jackman explained that he understood his vulnerability towards cancer and acknowledged that in future, there might be at least once that he might have to face this cancer issue again, if not more number of times. He also pointed out that even though the prospect of occurrence of skin cancer looks probable, there is a silver lining to this grim news that it is all preventable, only one has to get timely and regular checkups done for diagnosing it. For the millions of fans of X-Men star Hugh Jackman, it comes as pleasant news that the Australian actor has indicated that X Men: Days of Future Past might not be his penultimate X-Men movie, as it has been speculated for some time now.

He intimated that he might be part of the forthcoming movie in the X-Men series after X Men: Days of Future Past, which is scheduled for release in 2017 and even in movies to be released beyond that in the X-Men series.


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