Blink 182's Mark Hoppus shares heartbreaking update in cancer battle revealing he has stage 4 lymphoma

BLINK-182 star Mark Hoppus gave his fans an update of his harrowing cancer battle including that he has stage 4 lymphoma.

The singer and bassist, 49, opened up with fans during a live Twitch stream to let them know how his treatment was going and to reveal his shock diagnosis.

He told fans doctors had diagnosed him with “diffuse large B-cell lymphoma Stage 4-A.”

"My classification is diffuse large B-cell lymphoma Stage 4-A, which means, as I understand it, it's entered four different parts of my body," the rock star explained on the stream, which was later uploaded to YouTube by fans.

"I don't know how exactly they determine the four-part of it but it's entered enough parts of my body that I'm Stage 4, which I think is the highest that it goes. So, I'm Stage 4-A."

But Mark felt optimistic about beating the cancer and also revealed his mom had battled the same kind of cancer.

"We’re beating this cancer. It’s just a matter of time," he promised fans.

During the live stream, Mark opened up about the harrowing effects of chemotherapy and how it impacted him differently each time.

"The second round of chemo, I just felt really weak and tired. And the third round, I started retching and [feeling] nauseous," he explained.

"I don't feel as bad as I did, but I feel bad longer."

Mark told fans he was going in for more tests and treatment in the coming days, including another round of chemo.

"I'm not looking forward to this week," he admitted.

Mark revealed he was battling cancer and undergoing chemotherapy last month, admitting that he was "scared."

The iconic band member informed his fans of the shocking news via his Instagram page alongside a photo of himself in treatment.

Mark took to his Instagram Stories and shared a brief message that detailed his recent journey through "chemotherapy" for cancer.

He wrote: "For the past three months I’ve been undergoing chemotherapy for cancer.

"I have cancer. 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."

He added: "I still have months of treatment ahead of me but I’m trying to remain hopeful and positive. Can’t wait to be cancer free and see you all at a concert in the hopefully near future. Love to you all."

The hitmaker also shared a photo of himself sitting in what looked to be a doctor's office, with a caption that read, "Hello, yes. One cancer treatment, please."

In the snap, he has an IV hooked to his arm which appeared to be delivering the life-saving chemotherapy drugs to treat the illness.

Mark is best known for performing in Blink-182 alongside singer Tom DeLonge – the latter who is no longer in the band.

However, he still performs with drummer Travis Barker, who is in a romantic relationship with Kourtney Kardashian.

The 45-year-old drummer told E! News: “Mark is my brother and I love and support him.



“I will be with him every step of the way on stage and off and can’t wait for us to play together again soon.”

Travis also shared a photo of himself hugging Mark on his Instagram Stories and captioned it: “Love you”.

Besides co-founding a popular band, Mark has also produced music and hosted a television show on Fuse, Hoppus on Music, until 2012.

The singer also has a clothing line called, Hi My Name Is Mark.

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