Blink-182 star Mark Hoppus reveals he is cancer free: 'Today is an amazing day'

Mark Hoppus has shared the news that he has been declared cancer free.

Making the announcement on Instagram the Blink-182 star noted he would still have to go for scans every six months, but is taking this moment to celebrate.

The singer wrote: ‘Just saw my oncologist and I’m cancer free!! Thank you God and universe and friends and family and everyone who sent support and kindess and love.

‘Still have to get scanned every six months and 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 joked.

He revealed his diagnosis in June as he underwent treatment, praising his ‘incredible doctors’.

Mark said at the time: ‘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.

‘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 49-year-old had previously shared and then deleted a photo of himself receiving cancer treatment.

The musician is married to wife Skye Everly, a former MTV talent executive, after they met on the set of the All The Small Things music video in 1999.

They welcomed son Jack together in 2002, with the dad-of-one getting their names tattooed on his wrists in tribute.

Mark makes up Blink-182 alongside Travis Barker, Tom DeLonge, and Matt Skiba, as well as band Simple Creatures alongside All Time Low frontman Alex.

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