Alex Trebek Follows His Promise "To Fight Pancreatic Cancer" As He Is Happily Back At 'Jeopardy!'

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March 13, 2019 13:07 By Fabiosa

Life is admittedly full of quirks, surprises, and obstacles. You can easily walk on the road until you accidentally fall in the hole. That's probably the feeling Alex Trebek got when he found out about his stage IV pancreatic cancer several days ago. 

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The Jeopardy! TV host bared his heart about the disease on the show, emotionally and tearfully revealing that he is going to fight this despite not very encouraging prognosis. 

He's kept his word!

"I’m going to fight this, and I’m going to keep working," – that's what Alex Trebek told to all his wonderful fans. 

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The amiable and salient host was back at the Jeopardy! production on Tuesday, defying the odds and beating the unstable symptoms of cancer. 

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Trebek quipped that he has to beat it because, under the terms of his contract, he has to host Jeopardy! for three more years. 

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The A-list personality hopes to beat the disease and keep living and working with the help of his family, friends, and the prayers of his admirers and fans. 

Lisa Niemi's support is so soothing

Lisa Niemi Swayze knows how hard it is to battle cancer as she lost her other half due to it. She became among the first who rushed to express support to Alex Trebek. 

In the heart-breaking statement, she affirmed that she keeps praying for him and his family in such a difficult time. 

Alex Trebek's main wish right now is to "beat the unpleasant and discouraging statistics of pancreatic cancer" and accordingly, we need to keep him in thoughts and prayers.

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