Trebek announced earlier this year his ongoing battle with pancreatic cancer. "Tournament of Champions Semi-Finals", contestant Dhruv Gaur had $2,000 to wager.
"I'm simply very grateful I acquired the chance to say what I do know everybody was considering". "Alex Trebek attempting to protect up it collectively, but all of us are fancy: #Jeopardy #weloveyoualex", one fan wrote in conjunction with a GIF displaying actress Emma Stone crying whereas inspiring a pint of ice cream. Trebek, 79, asked Gaur as his answer to the final clue appeared on the screen. Gaur stated he couldn't cease imagining about Trebek in the course of the match, so when Closing Jeopardy came and he didn't straight away know the solution, he made a decision to create his note alternatively.
"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", Trebek said at the time.
"Normally, the prognosis for this is not very encouraging, but I'm going to fight this, and I'm going to keep working", he said when he initially announced his diagnosis. "I've lived a good life, a full life, and I'm nearing the end of that life...." In an interview with CTV News, Trebek said that he would continue hosting the show "as long as my skills do not diminish".
During the "Final Jeopardy" round, contestants were asked to name an 1890 exposé about poverty in NY. From wearing red ribbons, which portray pancreatic most cancers consciousness, to sending him comparatively a couple of effectively desires on-line and previous, the Canadian, who has hosted Jeopardy! for 35 years, has seen lots, giving him no motive to doubt the partiality many folks have for him.
He teamed up with the World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition last month for a public service announcement.