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'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek Announces He's Been Diagnosed With Stage 4 Cancer

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Published on March 6, 2019 - Duration: 00:38s

'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek Announces He's Been Diagnosed With Stage 4 Cancer

According to a report by Comicbook.com, on Wednesday, Jeopardy host Alex Trebek revealed that he has been diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer.

In a video posted to YouTube, Trebek reportedly referenced his own policy of openness and transparency as the reason for his public announcement.

The 78 year-old Trebek also acknowledged that he would need fan support, and prayers, for the fight ahead.

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.

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."

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