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Jeopardy Host Alex Trebek Announces Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

Mar 6, 2019, 3:15 PM | Updated: 3:41 pm

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)...

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Long-time host of the popular game show Jeopardy made a health announcement today after a diagnosis earlier this week.

“Now, just like 50,000 other people in the United States each year, this week I was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer,” he said in a video message posted to twitter. “Now normally, the prognosis for this is not very encouraging, but I’m going to fight this, and I’m going to keep working.”

Many took to social media to react to the news and send well-wishes to Trebek.

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Jeopardy Host Alex Trebek Announces Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis