Hoppus, 49, first made the announcement via Instagram Stories, sharing a photo of himself in a hospital undergoing chemotherapy.
“Yes, hello,” he wrote. “Cancer treatment, please. “
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He then released a statement via social media confirming his battle with cancer.
“In the past three months, I have had chemotherapy for cancer. I have cancer. It sucks and I’m scared, and at the same time I’m lucky to have amazing doctors, family and friends to help me get through this, ”he wrote.
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“I still have months of treatment ahead of me but I’m trying to stay hopeful and positive,” Hoppus continued.
“I can’t wait to be cancer free and see you all at a concert in the near future, hopefully,” he concluded. “Love to you all. “
Hoppus blink-182 group partner Travis Barker said IS! New of the diagnosis: “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 can’t wait for us to play together again soon.
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Carson Daly, who first met Hoppus during his TRL days, also posted:
It is not known what type of cancer Hoppus has.