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Days of Our Lives Star Martha Madison’s Cancer Scare

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Belle Black spent part of last year in a hospital in one of the most poignant stories on Days of Our Lives ever when Belle and her family agonized over Marlena’s right to die with dignity. Now, Belle’s portrayer, Martha Madison, is sharing news of her own real-life medical drama.

Martha Madison Health Scare

The Emmy-nominated actress posted on social media an advisory to her followers — get your moles checked!

“A recent, routine visit to my dermatologist resulted in the discovery of a melanoma on my back,” Madison wrote on Instagram. “Lucky for me, the doc noticed it because it never would have occurred to me to think anything of it. Today, they carved the sucker out, and I’m so relieved to say that I’m officially melanoma free!

“This could have been a very different outcome if not for the expertise and care that Dr. Bentow at @dermatologyconsultantsoffrisco provided. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!”

Madison is sharing the experience to encourage folks to take care of themselves. “If you’ve been procrastinating or on the fence about making an appointment, take this as ‘a sign’ and get to it!”

Recently, Madison posted some social media pictures of herself visiting Los Angeles. It’s not clear whether she was here on vacation, back taping scenes as Belle on DAYS, or working on another project. Soap Hub will keep you apprised as details, if any, become available.

One thing is for sure — Belle is the “go-to” person in her family once dramas arise. Not only is her legal expertise handy to have around for law-related jams, but she is also the voice of reason within her clan. Days of Our Lives airs weekdays on NBC. Check local listings for air times.

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