‘Jeopardy!’ Host Alex Trebek Says He Has Pancreatic Cancer
He's among 50,000 other American who receive such a diagnosis each year, Trebek said. Normally, the "prognosis for this is not very encouraging, but I'm going to fight this, and I'm going to keep working."
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek said he has been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer but intends to fight the disease and keep on working. In a video posted online Wednesday, the 78-year-old said he was announcing his illness directly to “Jeopardy!” fans in keeping with his long-time policy of being “open and transparent.” A Message from Alex Trebek: pic.twitter.com/LbxcIyeTCF — Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) March 6, 2019 He’s among 50,000 other American who receive…