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WWE star Alexa Bliss says she is “clear” after undergoing skin cancer treatment


WWE star Alexa Bliss has opened up about her skin cancer diagnosis. According to, on Tuesday, March 21, Bliss took to her Instagram Stories and shared a health update with all of her fans and followers. Sharing a photo of her face with a bandage on it, Alexa told her fans that she’s “crystal clear” now. In her aforementioned story, she gave followers a glimpse of the left side of her face, where she underwent a quick medical procedure to remove a basal cell carcinoma and some squamous cells. She further thanked the American Skin Institute for its help and regretted spending time in tanning beds, which she felt, had led to her skin cancer diagnosis.

Alexa Bliss opens up about her skin cancer diagnosis

Alexa Bliss also took to her Twitter space to share more details about her diagnosis and condition and answer fan queries. A fan suggested that her recent cancer diagnosis and treatment may be the reason she has been absent from WWE programming since losing the women’s Royal Rumble match against Bianca Belair. Bliss revealed that she found a spot on her face that had worsened. When I went for a checkup, the doctors did a biopsy and it revealed that it was basal cell carcinoma.

During the operation, Bliss said, the doctor found other squamous cells, too. She said she was happy to have her skin checked. The WWE star also added that the procedure was “quick and easy”. She also said that she would require a short recovery time and asked fans not to worry about her.

What is basal cell carcinoma?

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer. It mostly appears as a translucent bump on the skin but it can also have other manifestations. It mostly develops on the part of the face that is most exposed to sunlight and UV rays. However, they grow slowly, which means that most cases are treatable if caught at an early stage.

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