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Valentina Ferragni remembers the cancer that struck her two years ago

A before and after post, of the kind you often see on Instagram: like this Valentina Ferragni he recalled that two years ago, in these very days, he was dealing with skin cancer, the basal cell carcinomaappeared on the forehead.

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The influencer had overlooked it, mistaking it for something else. «Two years ago I removed a “pimple” that had been under my skin for almost a year and which started to change a month before the surgery», Ferragni wrote, publishing a series of photos from those days. «The doctors couldn’t say what it was before the operation, and they discovered that it was basal cell carcinoma, a nasty skin cancer. Life has changed very quickly and now I pay attention to every little detail of my skin, everything that could change and be something else” he continued. «I will never thank enough all the doctors who helped me during that period, and my mission for two years has been to spread awareness about skin cancers, one of the most dangerous but underestimated. Please check yourself and go to the doctor.”

Basal cell carcinoma is among the most widespread of epidermal tumors, malignant and often recurrent. At first it was not known exactly what it was. «This morning I removed “the thing”», his words on November 12, 2021, between the hope that it was a simple cyst and the fear of a carcinoma. The diagnosis would arrive a few days later, but fortunately everything was discovered in time and had no consequences.

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Today, prevention has become a priority, and it is also the most important message for followers.

Source: Vanity Fair

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