Longtime ‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek provides update on battle with cancer

18 April, 2019, 10:42 | Author: Cecil Buchanan
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The 78-year-old says the show has wrapped filming for its 35th season and has already started work on a 36th season.

His primary plan for the next few months is to concentrate on his health, and is scheduled to be back in the studio in July to tape shows for Season 36.

"I look forward to seeing you once again in September with all kinds of good stuff", Trebek said to close out the video update.

Watch Trebek's video message above, and see his tweet below.

The five-year survival rate for that type of cancer is 9 percent, according to the American Cancer Society.

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When his illness was first announced in March, fans responded on social media with an outpour of affection for the host.

What was even more exciting was that Holzhauer's prize, $110,914, held a special numerical significance - it's his daughter birthday.

Trebek, who maintains a decidedly neutral demeanor on the show, appeared emotional when he thanked his fans for their support during this time. Before the cancer announcement, his contract had been renewed until 2022.

A professional sports gambler from Las Vegas has broken his own single-episode winnings record on "Jeopardy!". He's now only second to Jennings, the show's all-time victor.

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