American streamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins has revealed that he has been diagnosed with melanoma, a form of skin cancer. “Ninja”, 32 years old, a superstar with 19 million followers on Twitch, the platform on which he is famous for his skills in playing Fortnite, shared his diagnosis in a post on keep you all updated,” he writes.

Blevins said he went to the dermatologist for an annual skin and mole check-up: “I had a mole on the sole of my foot that they wanted to remove just to be safe, but the biopsy turned out to be a melanoma, luckily in the early stage” .

Ninja then made an appeal for prevention: “Please go and have your moles mapped,” he said, explaining that he wanted to use social media to shed light on the importance of routine skin checks."