Alex Trebek Completes Chemo, Returns for New 'Jeopardy' Season - NBC 6 South Florida

Alex Trebek Completes Chemo, Returns for New 'Jeopardy' Season

In March, Trebek shared that he had been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer.

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    Alex Trebek Returns To 'Jeopardy!' After Cancer Treatment

    Alex Trebek isn't slowing down. The iconic "Jeopardy!" host is back at work following intense chemotherapy and announced the happy news in a behind-the-scenes video message to fans. Trebek shared hope for Season 36 of the long-running game show, along with gratitude to be able to continue doing what he loves, and proved his sense of humor remained intact throughout his difficult health ordeal. (Published Friday, Aug. 30, 2019)

    Alex Trebek has returned to the set of "Jeopardy" to begin filming season 36 after completing a bout of chemotherapy.

    "I've gone through a lot of chemotherapy and thankfully that is now over," he said. "I'm on the mend and that's all that I can hope for right now."

    In March, Trebek shared that he had been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer. At the time the 79-year-old host said he plans to beat the disease's low survival rate with the love and support of family and friends and with prayers from viewers.