Skin Cancer and 15 Famous People


Skin cancer can happen to anyone. The fact that it is the most common form of cancer in the United States proves that. There have been plenty of celebrities who have developed skin cancer at some point during their careers. Some of them survived it. Others lost their lives to this frighteningly common and terribly illness.

People who have had this terrible illness will usually start checking their skin more often, wearing more sunscreen and hats, and otherwise trying to promote the importance of skin care.

Diane Keaton

Diane Keaton

This very famous and well-regarded actress has had squamous cell cancer and another case of skin cancer in her lifetime. She now tries to promote a beauty regimen that features sunscreen, and talks about how tremendously lucky that she now feels.

Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman

The actor who is famous for Wolverine sadly does not have his iconic character’s super powers with regards to healing. He had some simple blood on his nose and thought that the source wound was minor. It actually turned out to be basal cell carcinoma.

He has had multiple bouts of skin cancer since then, even as recently as early 2017. He now helps to promote the sunscreen Pure Sun Defense and gets his skin checked all the time in order to avoid another episode.

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