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Days of Our Lives Soap Opera Star Alison Sweeney Reveals Her Skin Cancer Diagnosis

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Soap Opera star and The Biggest Loser host Alison Sweeney has announced her skin cancer diagnosis on social media in the hopes of inspiring others to be more vigilant about getting themselves checked out.

“So, I just got off the phone with my dermatologist,” she reported in a caption with a makeup-free selfie. “Kind of a bummer, but turns out I need to have a small bump removed from my nose that came up positive for skin cancer.

It turns out Alison Sweeney had a small, suspicious bump on her nose, which she had checked out. Her dermatologist determined that it tested positive for skin cancer, so Sweeney needs to have it removed. Although it’s always scary to hear the word cancer at the doctor’s office, it’s better to know early. That’s why Sweeney wanted to tell her fans and offer some important reminders.

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After Sweeney got off the phone with her dermatologist, the Days actress decided to pass along the doc’s tips. Sweeney put up a lovely, natural-looking pic on Instagram to go with her caption. She said, “Check your skin for any noticeable changes and ask your doctor about it!! Even if it seems like nothing, let an expert decide.”

“She assured me that we caught it early and I just wanted to share her advice,” Sweeney continued. “Check your skin for any noticeable changes and ask your doctor about it! Even if it seems like nothing, let an expert decide. Early detection of skin cancer gives you the greatest chance for successful skin cancer treatment and prevents it from developing into something more complicated. And of course, use sunscreen (which I do!).”

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