Kenny Rogers had skin cancer removed from face [PHOTO]

Kenny Rogers encourages fans to have skin checked for cancer.
By Danielle Haynes Follow @DanielleHaynes1 Contact the Author   |   May 15, 2014 at 8:00 PM
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ATLANTA, May 15 (UPI) -- Country crooner Kenny Rogers posted on Instagram on Wednesday that he has skin cancer and had to have some skin on his face removed.

He posted a photo of himself with a large bandage on his right cheek after the procedure.

"...but you should see the other guy! Had a bit of skin cancer removed today — I recommend everyone go get checked, especially since May is National Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month. Don't worry though, I'm gonna look great in Knoxville this weekend!" he wrote in the caption to the photo.

Perhaps Rogers is taking a cue from actor Hugh Jackman, who also announced his battle with the disease on Instagram recently.

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