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Hugh Jackman undergoes third skin cancer treatment

By Lisa Respers France, CNN
updated 11:55 AM EDT, Wed October 29, 2014
The "Monday Night Countdown" crew sent love and well wishes on December 8 to ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott, who has been battling cancer for the third time. The group joined hands during the broadcast while Suzy Kolber <a href='https://vine.co/v/Orp932pgPiU' target='_blank'>offered some tearful words</a>: "We want you to know we're sending you some extra strength and to keep fighting that fight." The "Monday Night Countdown" crew sent love and well wishes on December 8 to ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott, who has been battling cancer for the third time. The group joined hands during the broadcast while Suzy Kolber offered some tearful words: "We want you to know we're sending you some extra strength and to keep fighting that fight."
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STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The actor has a basal cell carcinoma, a form of skin cancer, removed
  • He's posted a picture with the caption "SUNSCREEN"
  • Jackman's rep says he's doing OK

(CNN) -- Hopefully, the third time's the charm.

According to People, Hugh Jackman has undergone a third skin cancer treatment. The actor recently had another basal cell carcinoma removed.

His rep told the publication that Jackman is "okay now." He posted a picture of a surfboard in the sand, from the video for the 1998 song "Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)." His caption reads, "SUNSCREEN!"

SUNSCREEN!

A photo posted by Hugh Jackman (@thehughjackman) on

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer; about 2.8 million cases are diagnosed in the U.S. each year, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. The mortality rate is less than 1%.

The actor has posted selfies of his bandaged face after previous procedures.

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