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Alex Trebek Begins Chemotherapy Again After His Numbers Go 'Sky High'

Alex Trebek Begins Chemotherapy Again After His Numbers Go 'Sky High'

Alex Trebek is revealing that he has been forced to undergo another round of chemotherapy after his numbers went “sky high.”

“I was doing so well. And my numbers went down to the equivalent of a normal human being who does not have pancreatic cancer. So we were all very optimistic. And they said, ‘Good, we’re gonna stop chemo, we’ll start you on immunotherapy,’” Alex said during an appearance on Good Morning America on Tuesday (September 17).

He continued about what happened next, “I lost about 12 pounds in a week. And my numbers went sky high, much higher than they were when I was first diagnosed. So, the doctors have decided that I have to undergo chemo again and that’s what I’m doing.”

Alex added that his cancer has caused him “excruciating pain” and “fatigue.”

Back in March, Alex announced that he had stage four pancreatic cancer. In August, he announced that he had finished his chemotherapy and would be returning to work on Jeopardy.

Our continued thoughts are with Alex Trebek during his battle with cancer.

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