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Alex Trebek Addresses Fans After Cancer Diagnosis

“Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek is back on the job nearly a week after he announced he has been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. The show resumed production on Tuesday, and Trebek was back behind the lectern, according to CNN. The show tapes multiple episodes a day, but Trebek took time out on Thursday to tweet a thank you message to the millions of people ― and one supercomputer ― who wished him well. “Hi everyone, I just wanna take a few moments to say thanks to the — believe it or not — hundreds of thousands of people who have sent in tweets, texts, emails, cards, and letters wishing me well following my recent health announcement,” Trebek said in the clip below. “I’ve heard from former contestants — even Watson, the IBM computer sent me a get well card!” Trebek added he was touche...

‘Jeopardy!’ Host Alex Trebek Announces Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek announced on Wednesday that he was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer this week.  The host shared the news in a video posted to the show’s YouTube page and Twitter account, saying he wanted to prevent fans from hearing inaccurate or overblown reports regarding his health.  “Just like 50,000 other people in the United States each year, this week I was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer,” Trebek said. “Now, normally the prognosis for this is not very encouraging, but I’m going to fight this, and I’m going to keep working, and with the love and support of my family and friends, and with the help of your prayers, also, I plan to beat the low survival rate statistics for this disease.” Trebek added that he’s under contract to host “Jeopardy!” for three m...

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