‘Jeopardy’ Host Alex Trebek Gives Fans Health Update


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“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek stated he's doing properly after he was recognized with pancreatic most cancers however confused that things might take a flip for the more severe.

“I’m doing nicely,” he said during the conclusion of the video he offered to fans. “I’ve been persevering with my remedy and it is paying off. Although it does fatigue me an ideal deal, my numbers are good. I’m feeling great. Actually, in the course of the break from the studio, I even wrote a ebook that will probably be coming out July 21st.”

The 79-year-old also introduced that previous episodes of the collection can be broadcast for the rest of July and in August.

Trebek introduced in March 2019 that he was recognized with stage four pancreatic cancer, and in the meantime, he’s undergone several rounds of chemotherapy.

“Now, in the meantime, I’m here at house recording show openings for some very particular ‘Jeopardy!’ episodes that can be arising in July,” the host stated. “For the first time ever, we're going to open the ‘Jeopardy!’ vaults and take another take a look at some of our favourite episodes, together with the very first ‘Jeopardy!’ present I ever hosted—mustache and all.”

The longtime host stated in a current interview that he will cease cancer remedy if the current ones don’t work.

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Actor Alex Trebek (R) and wife Jean Currivan Trebek arrive on the 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards show in Las Vegas, Nev., on June 19, 2011. (Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez/AFP by way of Getty Pictures)

“Yesterday morning my spouse got here to me and stated, ‘How are you feeling?’ And I stated, ‘I feel like I need to die.’ It was that dangerous,” he was quoted by ET Canada as saying. “There comes a time the place you need to decide as as to if you need to proceed with such a low quality of life, or whether you need to just ease yourself into the subsequent degree. It doesn’t hassle me in the least.”

Trebek additionally announced he is publishing a ebook, “The Answer Is … Reflections on My Life,” slated for release on July 21.

Final yr, Trebek stated that chemotherapy is inflicting him to type sores round his mouth, making it exhausting to talk.

“I’m positive there are observant members of the television audience that discover additionally, however they’re forgiving,” Trebek told CTV, referring to the chemotherapy symptoms.

“However,” he added, “there will come some extent once they (followers and producers) will not be capable of say, ‘It’s OK.’”

The Canadian-born host added that he isn’t afraid of demise.

“I’ve lived a superb life, a full life, and I’m nearing the top of that life. … If it happens, why ought to I be afraid of that?” he stated within the interview on Oct. four.