Alex Trebek Opens Up About Cancer Treatment in Candid GMA Interview: 'I Have to Get Strong Again' — Watch

TVLine | 5/1/2019 | Rebecca Iannucci
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Two months into his treatment for Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek paid Good Morning America a visit on Wednesday to speak candidly about his health.

In an interview with Robin Roberts — who previously battled breast cancer in 2007 — Trebek was open about the low points of his chemotherapy, insisting that he wants to continue raising awareness about the disease through honest discussion.

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“My oncologist tells me I’m doing well, even though I don’t always feel it,” Trebek revealed. “What I’m not used to dealing with is the surges that come on suddenly of deep, deep sadness. It brings tears to my eyes. I’ve discovered in this whole episode, ladies and gentlemen, that I’m a bit of a wuss. But I’m fighting through it.”

Trebek went on to offer a positive health update (as he did in a recent video to fans), adding that his platelet count and cancer markers have thus far been reassuring. He will receive another round of chemotherapy in...
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