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Blink-182 Bassist Mark Hoppus Announces He Is Cancer-Free, Thanks Everyone Who Sent 'Support And Kindness And Love'

Sep. 30 2021, Published 7:33 a.m. ET

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Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus is cancer-free!

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The 49-year-old announced the good news on social media on Wednesday, September 29. "Thank you God and universe and friends and family and everyone who sent support and kindness and love," he wrote.

The musician explained that he still has to get scanned every six months. "It'll take me until the end of the year to get back to normal but today is an amazing day and I feel so blessed. Can I get a W in the chat?" he concluded the statement.

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Fans and friends sent Hoppus their love.

"Overjoyed by this so happy to know Man really made my day to hear this thank you for sharing bless you bro," Good Charlotte guitarist Benji Madden replied to Hoppus.

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"Dude f**k yes!!! Just made my day. Giving you the biggest W in the chat possible," Wolfgang Van Halen wrote.

"This is the best news ever!! I'm so happy!!! Seriously the best news!! This is the greatest day time to celebrate!! Love and prayers to you and your family!! Enjoy mate!!" one fan gushed.

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Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker shared the statement on his Instagram Story and added "love you @markhoppus Best News Brother !!!"

Former Blink-182 guitarist and co-vocalist Tom DeLonge recently told Zane Lowe that he and Hoppus "weren’t really talking much at all, maybe once every couple of months, a little text here and there. But now, we talk multiple times a day. We’ve been able to completely repair that friendship and really cut to the depth of who we are as people and what this is all about."

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Hoppus initially announced he was diagnosed with stage 4 lymphoma in June.

"For the past three months I’ve been undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. I have cancer," he wrote in a statement at the time. "It sucks and I’m scared, and at the same time I’m blessed with incredible doctors and family and friends to get me through this. I still have months of treatment ahead of me but I’m trying to remain hopeful and positive."

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"Can’t wait to be cancer free and see you all at a concert in the near future. Love to you all," he concluded.

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In July, he gave fans an update on his condition. "Scans indicate that the chemo is working!" he shared on his Instagram Story at the time. "I still have months of treatment ahead, but it’s the best possible news."

"I’m so grateful and confused and also sick from last week’s chemo," he admitted on his Story. "But the poison the doctors pump into me and the kind thoughts and wishes of people around me are destroying this cancer. Just gonna keep fighting…"

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