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‘Jeopardy’ Host Alex Trebek Has Been Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer: “I’m Going To Fight This”

Date March 7, 2019 13:31

The beloved Jeopardy host, Alex Trebek, made a shocking revelation to his fans. He has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

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Alex Trebek revealed his cancer diagnosis

On Wednesday, the beloved TV host, 78-year-old Alex Trebek, announced he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

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‘Jeopardy’ Host Alex Trebek Has Been Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer: “I’m Going To Fight This”‘Jeopardy’ Host Alex Trebek Has Been Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer: “I’m Going To Fight This”‘Jeopardy’ Host Alex Trebek Has Been Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer: “I’m Going To Fight This”Getty Images / Ideal Image

In an emotional video, the Jeopardy longtime host said he is not going to give up despite the prognosis is not very encouraging.

Alex said:

I’m going to fight this, and I’m going to keep working.

No doubt, Alex is one of the most popular and people’s favorite TV presenters of our time. Trebek has been hosting Jeopardy since 1984. Last year, he had to take a break from the show as he underwent brain surgery.

Trebek’s beloved wife, Jean, is staying by his side and supports her husband amid this hard period.

‘Jeopardy’ Host Alex Trebek Has Been Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer: “I’m Going To Fight This”‘Jeopardy’ Host Alex Trebek Has Been Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer: “I’m Going To Fight This”‘Jeopardy’ Host Alex Trebek Has Been Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer: “I’m Going To Fight This”Getty Images / Ideal Image

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Hollywood community sends their best wishes to Alex

As soon as Trebek’s diagnosis was revealed, numerous fans and celebrities took to social media to express their support to Alex.

His good friend, the Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak, was among the first to send the best wishes to Trebek.

We keep praying for Alex Trebek’s recovery and truly believe he will defeat cancer. Please, pray for the beloved host, too.

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