‘JEOPARDY!’ CHAMPION HONORS ALEX TREBEK WITH DONATION TO PANCREATIC CANCER WALK, ORGANIZER SAYS

The Daily Caller | 6/20/2019 | Staff
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“Jeopardy!” champion James Holzhauer donated over $1,000 to a Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk in honor of host Alex Trebek, an organizer announced.

Trebek told viewers he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in early March. Despite the prognosis, Trebek said he resolved to fight the disease and beat its low survival rate statistics.

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He said his chemotherapy had been effective, shrinking some of his tumors “by more than 50%.” Trebek, who turns 79 on July 22, said he was “near remission” in late May.

Walk - Place - Holzhauer - Hometown - Naperville

The walk will take place in Holzhauer’s hometown of Naperville, Illinois, on July 14. Organizer Ann Zediker said she knew of Holzhauer’s connections to the cause and the location, and had reached out asking him to participate.

He said although he would not be in the area for the event,...
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