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Alex Trebek Thanks Fans for Support Amid Cancer Diagnosis

Alex Trebek Thanks Fans for Support Amid Cancer Diagnosis

Just over every week after saying that he has been recognized with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek is looking himself a “lucky guy.”

In a new video posted to the show’s social media channels, Trebek says he has been heartened by the outpouring of help he has acquired from fans and former present contestants because of his announcement.

“I just want to take a few moments so say thanks to the — believe it or not — hundreds of thousands of people who have sent in tweets, texts, e-mails, cards, and letters wishing me well following my recent health announcement,” Trebek stated within the video. “I’ve heard from former contestants — even Watson, the IBM computer, sent me a ‘get well’ card.

“Now, clearly I won’t have the ability to respond to all of you individually, but I did need you to know that I do read every little thing I receive,” Trebek continued. “And I am thankful for the type words, the prayers, and the advice you’ve got provided, and I’m extremely touched by the heat you have got expressed in your comments to me. I’m a fortunate guy.”

The legendary recreation present host first revealed his analysis March 6. Trebek admitted that the prognosis for his disease shouldn’t be “very encouraging” however stated he vowed to battle for his life.

“I have to host Jeopardy! for three more years!” Trebek stated so as to add some humor to the news. “So help me. Keep the faith and we’ll win. We’ll get it done. Thank you.”

Trebek has hosted Jeopardy! since 1984, when it was revived by Merv Griffin.

Jeopardy! airs weeknights at 7/6c on ABC.

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