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Alex Trebek enduring another round of chemotherapy
« on: September 17, 2019, 10:51:54 AM »
Alex Trebek released a video on the Jeopardy YouTube channel today, and the news isnít happy as he will have to endure another round of chemotherapy for his stage 4 pancreatic cancer after a health downturn over the summer.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJd8p_1BYMg" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJd8p_1BYMg</a>
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Re: Alex Trebek enduring another round of chemotherapy
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2019, 10:53:13 AM »
Alex Trebek released a video on the Jeopardy YouTube channel today, and the news isnít happy as he will have to endure another round of chemotherapy for his stage 4 pancreatic cancer after a health downturn over the summer.

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Re: Alex Trebek enduring another round of chemotherapy
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2019, 12:36:53 PM »
He's in my thoughts.
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Re: Alex Trebek enduring another round of chemotherapy
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2019, 01:28:01 PM »
Realistic yet optimistic. A good way to approach it.
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Re: Alex Trebek enduring another round of chemotherapy
« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2019, 12:06:36 PM »
I'm just hoping that Alex can make it through this season, so he's in my thoughts and prayers as well.

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Re: Alex Trebek enduring another round of chemotherapy
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2019, 02:11:41 PM »
Another update from Alex, and it doesn't sound good at all as he has begun to get sores inside his mouth from the chemotherapy.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/07/us/alex-trebek-pancreatic-cancer-hosting-trnd/index.html?no-st=1570464321

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Re: Alex Trebek enduring another round of chemotherapy
« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2019, 02:46:07 PM »
Another update from Alex, and it doesn't sound good at all as he has begun to get sores inside his mouth from the chemotherapy.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/07/us/alex-trebek-pancreatic-cancer-hosting-trnd/index.html?no-st=1570464321

Saw it ... looks like the end is in sight, sad to say. We'll see.

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Re: Alex Trebek enduring another round of chemotherapy
« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2019, 03:13:04 PM »
This sounds very much like someone who knows that in the not very short term, he will need to step away from the show. Itís incredibly sad, and I wish comfort for him and his loved ones.

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Re: Alex Trebek enduring another round of chemotherapy
« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2019, 03:31:24 PM »
I pray he sees his 80th birthday.

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Re: Alex Trebek enduring another round of chemotherapy
« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2019, 06:31:21 PM »
I wonder what will happen to the rest of Season 36: My prediction is we'll see a few tapings get cancelled, resulting in a truncated season, then a new host will be installed for Season 37. As hard as it is to imagine, that's the route the show will have to take in light of this not-so-encouraging news. I'm really hoping he pulls through, though it will be a very long shot.

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Re: Alex Trebek enduring another round of chemotherapy
« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2019, 11:35:17 PM »
With respect to Mr. Trebek, letís try not to speculate about the future of Jeopardy! right now.  That day will come, hopefully further away than this most recent report would infer, and we can tackle the discussion then.  For now, my prayers are with him in this battle, and I know I will try to more frequently watch and appreciate the new episodes heís so bravely hosting during this time and hope for many more to come.
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Re: Alex Trebek enduring another round of chemotherapy
« Reply #11 on: October 08, 2019, 03:11:42 AM »
Hoping and praying for a miracle that Alex will somehow pull through!  :cry: