Blink-182 singer and guitarist Mark Hoppus revealed Wednesday that he has cancer.
“For the past 3 months, I’ve had chemotherapy for cancer. It’s upsetting and I’m scared, but at the same time I’m blessed to have great doctors, family and friends to help me get through it. I still have several months of treatment left, but I try to stay optimistic and stay positive, Share on Twitter.
The 49-year-old musician also posted a photo of himself on his Instagram account, sitting in a chair with an IV in his arm.
The group’s co-founder, Tom DeLong, was quick to lend his support to him on Twitter, who “has been aware of his friend’s diagnosis for a long time”.
“I would also like to say that he is strong and that he is a superhuman who faces this obstacle with a wide open heart,” he said.
Founded in 1992 in Powai, California, the punk rock band achieved commercial success with the album Enema from the state, which was launched in 1999 and includes earworms what’s my age again And the all the little things, which characterized a generation at the end of the nineties.