Alex Trebek announced his diagnosis in a YouTube video Wednesday.
Earlier this week Alex Trebek, Jeopardy host and University of Ottawa alumus, announced he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Here’s the announcement:
A Message from Alex Trebek: pic.twitter.com/LbxcIyeTCF— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) March 6, 2019
He says he’ll beat the low survival rates of the disease because “Under the terms of my contract, I have to host Jeopardy for three more years!”
Trebek graduated uOttawa in 1961 with a degree in philosophy and received Key to the City from Mayor Jim Watson in 2016.