Mark Hoppus remains hopeful after his cancer diagnosis.
The singer of Blink-182, who recently revealed that he has stage 4 diffuse B-cell lymphoma, gave fans an optimistic health update on Monday, July 19.
“The scans show that the chemotherapy is working!” tweeted. “I still have months of treatment ahead of me, but this is the best possible news.”
Mark, 49, shared, “I am very grateful and confused and also sick from last week’s chemotherapy. But the poison that the doctors inject me and the kind thoughts and wishes of the people around me are destroying this cancer.” .
“I’m just going to keep fighting …”, added the musician, who shares Jack Hoppus 18 years old with his wife of 20 years ago, Skye Everly. Later he joked that it should be “Chemotherapy Gary” instead of his song title “Dysentery Gary”.
Last week, Mark told his followers that his cancer is not related to the bones but to the blood, saying, “My blood is trying to kill me … It has entered four different parts of my body.”
He was diagnosed in April and has recently received chemotherapy. “The side effect of chemotherapy is that you get something called ‘chemo brain’ … I forget people’s names, song titles, anything,” he said. “People are talking to me, and then five minutes later, I ask them a question and they say, I just told you five minutes ago.”
Mark has been looking forward to healthier days, writing in June, “I still have months of treatment ahead of me, but I’m trying to stay upbeat and positive. I can’t wait to be cancer free and see you all at a concert in the future. close. I love you all. “
His bandmate Travis Barker is certainly sending him love, telling E! News in a statement, “Mark is my brother and I love and support him. I will be with him every step of the way on and off stage and I can’t wait for us to play together again soon.”