Bret 'Hitman' Hart announced on Jan. 30, 2020 that he would be having a basal cell carcinoma removed (Instagram/Brethitmanhart)

The best there is, the best there was, and the best there ever will be is facing another battle away from the wrestling ring.

On Thursday, former Stampede Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Bret 'Hitman' Hart announced on Instagram that he would soon be undergoing a procedure to remove a basal cell carcinoma.

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Goal for 2020 and beyond: wear more sunscreen! Basal cell carcinoma removal scheduled soon. Another opportunity to remind everyone to look after your health and #getchecked.

A post shared by Bret (@brethitmanhart) on Jan 30, 2020 at 4:59pm PST

The Calgarian has been a champion for cancer screening following his prostate cancer diagnosis in 2013 that was detected early as the result of a prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test and successfully treated.

His brother Smith Hart's prostate cancer was not caught in its initial stages and the 68-year-old died from the disease in 2017.