When Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer three months ago, fans were shocked. But now the game show host has good news to share: He’s in “near remission,” according to doctors. The 78-year-old calls the diagnoses “mind-boggling.” Although the cancer has a 9 percent survival rate, Trebek has been responding very well to chemotherapy, and he says some of the tumors “have already shrunk by more than 50 percent.”
… Trebek says he’ll still have to go through several more rounds of chemotherapy to hopefully get into full remission, but he’s elated at how far he’s come.