Ben Grosskopf is a very popular name on TikTok. In fact, her content on the social media platform gets lakhs of views. We know that in recent times, TikTok and other social media platforms have gifted us with many famous celebrities in various fields of entertainment. According to many, Ben might be one of the upcoming big names.
For those who do not know, let me inform you that Ben posts mostly daily life and lip-sync videos on the social media platform. However, there is bad news for his fans out there. This 14-year-old star uploaded an emotional video to let us know that he has been diagnosed with cancer. He also revealed that he is undergoing treatment for that in a hospital. For that reason, he has been absent from social media since September 2022. If you wish to know more about this sad news, then this article is the perfect stop for you. Keep reading this article to know everything about this sad news.
What Ben Revealed
On the 23rd of January 2023, Ben uploaded a video on TikTok to share the sad news with his followers and fans. The 14-year-old stated in the video that he has been diagnosed with cancer. At the same time, he stated that he made this announcement later as he wanted his family members to know the news first and also he needed some time to digest this news about his health.
Speaking further, the TikTok star stated that for some time he had been experiencing some health issues. The search for the cause of these problems took him through a series of tests and checkups. But initially, the doctors were unable to locate the root of all his health issues. Later, after more tests, he came to know that he was suffering from Lymphoma cancer. We know that there are three types of this cancer- A, B, and C. Out of these types, Ben is affected with Type B. In fact, this is the most common type of Lymphoma.
The Course Of Treatment
For those who are acquainted with the course of treatment followed generally for cancer, is chemotherapy. In fact, the severity of the disease decides the length of therapy. In the case of Ben, he has to undergo chemotherapy for 4 months. However, depending on the reaction of his body to this treatment, the length of the treatment will vary.
However, he also revealed that cancer has not entered his bone marrow. If that would have been the case, then the treatment would have taken more time. In the video, Ben also expressed his concern about losing his hair. He also added that he would use a cold cap to protect his hair, though the doctors have stated that it might not be much effective. He is currently at his home in Toronto, Canada for treatment.
Ben ended the video with the hope that he might get back to work and his studies soon enough. He also confirmed that he would keep his fans updated about various developments in his health. After this video, his fans started to pour in prayers and good wishes for the young star.
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