It’s official: Mark Hoppus of blink-182 is cancer-free

Mark Hoppus has had a helluva year. Months ago, he quietly began chemo treatments for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma Stage 4-A, the same type of cancer that struck his mom. The diagnosis required a long series of chemo treatments, resulting in all the not-so-fun stuff that happens to the body, including losing hair.

But good news! Just like his mom did, Mark has beaten the cancer.

His hair is growing back, too. But it’s coming in white.

Yay, Mark! Looking forward to seeing you and the band back in action.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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