Tv star and entertainer Alex Trebek is “on the mend” after battling the most serious stage of pancreatic cancer.
The 79-year-old TV star got diagnosed with the crucial form of cancer just five months prior, but after publically stating in May that he was nearing the remission, he has now mentioned that he’s finished his treatment.
And Alex will even be returning to his famous and iconic job as the host of ‘Jeopardy! The show for the upcoming 36th season, which he says will have some amusing things.
Talking in a video posted on ‘Jeopardy!’s YouTube page, he mentioned that he has gone through a lot of chemotherapy treatment and fortunately that is now over. He is on the mend, and that’s all that he can hope for right now.
He has some exciting new things coming up, and he can’t wait to share them with everyone. He hopes to have a good year.”
Alex revealed that his diagnosis in March this year, when he was admitted his prognoses was not very positive, but insisted that he would fight his illness.
He said at the time that just like the 50,000 other patients in the United States each year, this week, he was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer. Now, normally the prognosis for this is not very encouraging, but he is gonna fight this, and he is gonna keep working hard, and with the constant love and support of his family and friends and with the help of his fans prayers also, he plans to beat the low survival rate statistics for this disease.
Two months after in May, the TV star, whose cancer has a survival rate of just nine percent mentioned that he was “near remission,” with some of his tumors had shrunk by more than 50 percent” already.
He said that it had been a kind of mind-boggling. The doctors said they hadn’t seen this kind of positive result in their entire career and some of the tumors have already shrunk by more than 50 percent.