Alex Trebek Shares Update On His Battle With Cancer

Alex Trebek is sharing an update about his pancreatic cancer battle. The “Jeopardy” host told ABC News he is going through chemotherapy again, and that he knows that he might not have a lot of time left to live – but the prayer from supporters have helped him feel a lot better since his diagnosis.

Although at one point Trebek was in “near remission,” he told ABC News in October he’d have to undergo chemotherapy again since the cancer had returned. Trebek said: “I have learned something in the past year and it’s this: We don’t know when we’re going to die. Because of the cancer diagnosis, it’s no longer an open-ended life, it’s a closed-ended life because of the terrible survival rates of pancreatic cancer. Because of that, and something else that is operating here, people all over America and abroad have decided they want to let me know now, while I’m alive, about the impact that I’ve been having on their existence.” He added: “They have come out and they have told me, and my gosh, it makes me feel so good.”

‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek on outpouring of support for cancer battle: ‘My gosh, it makes me feel so good’


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