In June, Hoppus confirmed the diagnosis of cancer and he explained why he started chemotherapy Later, B-cell lymphoma was detected in the fourth stage.
Following Hoppus’ first statement, blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and former guitarist Tom DeLong expressed support for his friend, and DeLonge is currently in text chat with Hoppus, who confirmed that the group’s bassist has completed treatment.
“I wanted to be a good friend of Mark Hoppus and give him simple tips on what he should do, now that his chemotherapy is over and they seem to be working great,” DeLonge wrote on Instagram.
Next to the headline were screenshots of messages the couple had sent to each other. “Is there no other treatment?” DeLong writes to Hoppus, to whom his former teammate replies, “No more unplanned.”
“The doctor said I could take my port out,” he added. “I think because he thinks the chemist used a trick and I’m done, but if the chemistry doesn’t work, do we treat it differently?”
As for DeLong’s advice to Hoppus, he said, “You have to hit as many things as you can. Shoes, gopher holes, golfers. Everything you can catch.”
Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and former guitarist Tom DeLong made the initial statement confirming Hoppus’ diagnosis. expressed support for his friend.
In July, Hoppus gave information about his conditionsaid the scanners showed that the chemotherapy was working. “I still have a few months of treatment ahead of me, but that’s the best news,” the bassist said.
Later that month, Hoppus shared his video for the first time since the diagnosis was made, Performed Blink’s track “Not Now” in 2005 while appearing on the Twitch stream.