Wolverine’s Hugh Jackman undergoes cancer treatment for SIXTH time as he warns of dangers

Wolverine star Hugh Jackman is undergoing skin cancer treatment.

The Australian actor, 48, has shared a startling photo of himself after having treatment for the fifth time on his nose.

Whilst sharing the important post, urging his fans to always wear sunscreen, he still managed to show his sense of humour, despite having had another brush with the deadly disease.

Captioning the selfie, in which his nose was covered with a huge plaster, he wrote: “Another basal cell carcinoma. Thanks to frequent checks & amazing doctors, all’s well. Looks worse w the dressing on then off! WEARSUNSCREEN.”

Another basal cell carcinoma. Thanks to frequent body checks and amazing doctors, all is well. Looks worse with the dressing on than off. I swear! #wearsunscreen

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The Les Mis star was reportedly first treated for basal-cell carinoma in November 2013.

It was his wife Deborra-Lee Furness that had urged him to get a mark checked out at the doctors.

Now, the actor – who was born in Sydney – has had five procedures to combat basal cell carcinoma on his nose.

Another Basel Cell Carsinoma. All out now. Thanks Dr. Albom and Dr. Arian. PLEASE! PLEASE! WEAR SUNSCREEN!

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Jackman has previously spoken about his battle with cancer and admitted that his lack of awareness about sunscreen while growing up.

“It’s always a bit of a shock just hearing the word ‘cancer,’ ” he said.

“Being an Australian it’s a very common thing. I never wore sunscreen growing up so I was a prime candidate for it.”

Hugh has also had cancerous cells removed from his shoulder.

“I go every three months for check-ups,” he told People in 2015.

“It’s the new normal for me. My doctor says I’ll likely have more, and if that’s your cross to bear in life, you should be so lucky.”

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