“Jeopardy!” Host Alex Trebek Offers Update on Cancer Battle


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Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek has shared an update about his health amid his ongoing battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. “I wanted to once again thank you for your continuing messages of encouragement and support, particularly the many cards I’ve received from young people. I’m touched beyond words,” Trebek says in a new video message. “I’ve always tried to be straight with you and I’m not going to stop now, so despite what you may have heard, I’m feeling good.” He goes on to explain that he is continuing his therapy and is already getting ready to start filming season 36 of the game show, adding, "...I look forward to seeing you once again in September with all kinds of good stuff.”