Inside Edition reports:
Beloved “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Beloved “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. n the video message, Trebek said he wanted the news about his health to come directly from him and wanted to be “open and transparent” with his viewers about his diagnosis. He said he received the news this week. “Normally the prognosis for this is not very encouraging, but I am going to fight this and keep working,” Trebek triumphantly declared.
I’ve said this before but Alex Trebek is in a way the last Cronkite: authoritative, reassuring TV voice you hear every night, almost to the point of ritual.
— Ken Jennings (@KenJennings) March 6, 2019
The Sajak family is deeply saddened to hear of Alex Trebek’s struggle with cancer. Our hearts go out to him and his family. But there is no one I know who is stronger and more determined, and I would never bet against him. We, and the entire country, are pulling for you, Alex.
— Pat Sajak (@patsajak) March 6, 2019