Alex Trebek's Wife Jean Opens Up About Relying on Her Faith During His Difficult Cancer Treatment
Alex Trebek's Wife Jean Relying on Faith During His Cancer TreatmentIn an exclusive interview with SurvivorNet, which is the world’s first video and streaming platform dedicated to cancer prevention and treatment news, Jean, 54, talked freely about how she’s been relying on her faith, Religious Science (which incorporates ancient healing practices like sound healing, mediation and Reiki) to get through this difficult time.
Vanna White shared a promising update on her longtime friend’s battle with stage IV pancreatic cancer . White — who is temporarily hosting Wheel after Pat Sajak’s recent surgery — explained that she particularly admires Trebek ’ s bravery and candor with Jeopardy! viewers as he fights the disease.
Alex Trebek is a trooper. Vanna White shared a promising update on her longtime friend’s battle with stage IV pancreatic cancer . White — who is temporarily hosting Wheel after Pat Sajak’s recent surgery — explained that she particularly admires Trebek ’ s bravery and candor with Jeopardy
is a trooper. shared a promising update on her longtime friend’s battle with stage IV pancreatic cancer.
“He’s doing good. He really is,” the Wheel of Fortune hostess, 62, told Us Weekly exclusively on Tuesday, December 10, after being named the godmother of Carnival Cruise Lines’ Carnival Panorama. “He looks good. I talked to him recently and he’s got a very positive attitude.”
White — who isafter — explained that she particularly admires Trebek’s bravery and candor with Jeopardy! viewers as he fights the disease.
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And you won't believe how much the cheque was written out for! The post Why Alex Trebek Has a Bounced Cheque Framed on His Wall appeared first on Reader's Digest.The Sudbury, Ont. native bounced around the broadcasting circuit for years before he landed Jeopardy!, and it wasn’t quite the straightforward arrival you’d imagine. Starting out on the Canadian airwaves, Trebek transitioned from the radio to Canadian sports to the American game show circuit. There, he took several gigs throughout the '70s, including High Rollers, Double Dare, and The $128,000 Question, but none of them really took.
Vanna white praises alex trebek ' S strength, 'will to conquer' amid pancreatic cancer battle . “It’s kind of mind-boggling,” he said. While Trebek ’ s prognosis is good given the cancer ’s reported nine percent survival rate, he notes that he’s still got several more difficult rounds of
Alex Trebek is like "family" to Vanna White -- and she' s confident he'll beat his battle against cancer . As for how Trebek is doing, White said "he is hanging in there." "He is a strong man and has such a will to conquer this. Don’t be surprised if he doesn’t do it," she added.
“I love that he’s honest and open with his fans, because he’s been doing the show for a very long time also and feels very connected to all of his fans and viewers,” she told Us. “He is definitely keeping everybody updated on how he’s doing, and I am so proud of him. He’s still working, he’s obviously doing chemotherapy but working through it, and has that strong will to, as we say, the show must go on.”
Trebek, 79,in March, saying in a video message that he was determined to “fight this and … keep working.” He underwent chemotherapy and in August. However, he revealed on Good Morning America in September that he
The game show host, who has led Jeopardy! since its syndicated version premiered in 1984, has tried to keep a positive outlook about his future on TV. Through it all, he has been.
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“P-A-N-I-C. Panic is the word that comes to mind!”“P-A-N-I-C. Panic is the word that comes to mind!,” White said with a laugh. “Our executive producer came up to me and said, ‘Hey, Pat has to go into emergency surgery right now. How would you feel about hosting the show?’ Panic set it at that moment, but I made a quick decision and realized the show must go on. I felt like I had to do it, and I did. I did have a choice, but I didn’t. I had no practice whatsoever. It was just before it.
Temporary “Wheel of Fortune” host, Vanna White , shared a promising update on fellow game show host Alex Trebek amid his ongoing battle with Trebek spoke with CTV News in October when he revealed that his chemotherapy treatment is causing sores in his mouth that are making it difficult for
Temporary “Wheel of Fortune” host, Vanna White , shared a promising update on fellow game show host Alex Trebek amid his ongoing battle with The star took a moment to remark on Trebek ’ s transparency with fans on his cancer battle since revealing his stage 4 diagnosis to the public in March.
“I talk to the producers about this all the time now. I say, ‘Look, I’m slurring my words. My tongue doesn’t work as much, as well as it used to. The chemo has caused sores inside my mouth. It makes it difficult for me to speak and enunciate properly,’” he said on the Canadian news program W5 in October. “They say, ‘Well, we don’t notice.’ I notice those things. And I’m sure there are observant members of the television audience who notice also.”
As his battle wages, Trebek has said that he does not fear the worst. “I’ve lived a good life, a full life, and I’m nearing the end of that life,” he told W5. “If it happens, why should I be afraid that?”
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With reporting by Marc Lupo
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