By Adam S. Levy For Dailymail.com
Mark Hoppus has given fans an optimistic update on his battle with cancer after chemotherapy.
The Blink-182 singer, 49, took to Twitter on Monday with an update amid his ongoing battle with stage four diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, indicating that things were moving in the right direction .
“The tests show that the chemo works! Hoppus said. “I still have months of treatment ahead of me, but this is the best news possible. “
The latest: Blink-182 frontman Mark Hoppus, 49, gave fans an optimistic update on his post-chemotherapy battle with cancer, indicating that things were heading in the right direction as he was taking to Twitter on Monday.
Hoppus said he experienced a flurry of emotions after the chemotherapy treatment.
“I am so grateful and confused and also sick from last week’s chemo,” he said. “But the poison that the doctors inject into me and the good thoughts and wishes of the people around me are destroying this cancer. “
The All the Small Things artist has sworn he will “keep fighting” in his battle for health.
Hoppus, who is father to son Jack Hoppus, 18, with wife Skye Everly, 48, also tweeted the line Chemotherapy Gary, a play about the line Dysentery Gary, a track from the hit album. of the group in 1999 Enema of the State.
Details: Hoppus told fans his chemotherapy was working in social media update
He also tweeted the line Chemotherapy Gary, a play on the line Dysentery Gary, a track from the band’s 1999 hit album Enema of the State.
How old am I? The artist said on social media last week that the cancer was linked to his blood. He wrote: “My blood is trying to kill me… it has entered four different parts of my body. “
Hoppus, who was diagnosed with cancer last April, opened up about his health battle in a Twitch stream in which he detailed what he’s dealing with.
“My classification is stage four-A diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, which means, if I understand correctly, that it has entered four different parts of my body,” he said. “I don’t know exactly how they determine the four parts of it, but it got into enough parts of my body that I was at stage four, which I think is as high as it can be. So, I’m at stage four-A.
The resilient artist swore to fans, “We’re beating this cancer – it’s only a matter of time. “
He initially publicly revealed his battle for health in a June 23 tweet, saying, “This sucks and I’m scared, and at the same time I’m lucky to have doctors, family, and doctors. amazing friends to help me get through this. “
On stage: The musical artist was seen in concert at the Forum last year in LA
Focused: The beloved musician kept fans up to date on his health battle