Alex Trebek's Cancer Battle: ‘Jeopardy’ Host’s Friend Vanna White Gives Latest Update

December 20, 2019

Wheel of Fortune host Vanna White shared an important update on her good pal Alex Trebek’s ongoing cancer battle.

Alex Trebek: health update

Longtime Jeopardy host Alex Trebek revealed his stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis in March. All this time, Alex was open about his health condition and shared updates with multiple fans, who worried about the beloved host.

Alex Trebek’s good friend Vanna White has been one of the most devoted supporters to him amid cancer battle. In a recent interview with Us Weekly, Vanna shared an important update about Alex’s current condition.

Vanna said:

He’s doing good. He really is… I talked to him recently and he’s got a very positive attitude.

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The Wheel of Fortune host added that she totally approves of Trebek’s approach to be open with fans about his illness.

I love that he’s honest and open with his fans… he feels very connected to all of his fans and viewers.

Alex Trebek’s chemo

Several weeks ago, Alex Trebek commented on his ongoing chemotherapy treatment.

I’ve now had, I think, nine or 10 sessions. So it’s wearing on me. but I don't have any choice.

The Jeopardy host added that “some days are better than others” and he is not losing hope in his recovery.

Alex’s beloved wife is doing her best to support him amid the tough period. Jean said in one of her recent interviews:

I want to uplift him … and when I keep my own self buoyed and enjoying my life, I can actually share that with him.

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We keep praying for Alex Trebek and wish him to stay on high spirits amid cancer journey.