Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek is to go through another round of chemotherapy as his pancreatic cancer battle has actually deviated for the even worse.
The 79-year-old, who returned as the host the U.S. TELEVISION video game show just recently after an earlier round of treatment, has actually now exposed he needs to undergo chemotherapy once again.
” I was doing so well,” he stated during an interview on U.S. TELEVISION program Good Morning America on Tuesday. “And my numbers decreased to the equivalent of a normal human who does not have pancreatic cancer. So we were all very optimistic. And they said, ‘Good, we’re gon na stop chemo, we’ll begin you on immunotherapy.'”.
However, he said that just recently he had felt ill and medical professionals informed him he requires more chemotherapy to combat the disease.
” I lost about 12 pounds in a week. And my numbers went sky high, much higher than they were when I was very first identified. So, the physicians have actually decided that I need to undergo chemo again and that’s what I’m doing,” the Canadian compere added.
He likewise stated that his cancer had actually caused him “unbearable pain” and “tiredness”.
Alex announced he had stage four pancreatic cancer in March, however last month pleased fans by revealing he had actually completed his chemotherapy and would be returning to work on Jeopardy!
He had already filmed the existing 35th season of the test show before going back to treatment.