Nov 12, 2019
By Andy Johnson
The Canadian host of “Jeopardy” had an emotional moment on the TV show, when a contestant used his final Jeopardy answer to send Alex Trebek some support.
Right before that round, the 79-year old Sudbury-born host shared he was reentering treatment for pancreatic cancer. He was diagnosed in March
Other contestants announced last week they’re organizing a charitable play-along to raise money for pancreatic cancer research.
Pancreatic cancer is often deadly and isn’t usually diagnosed until its later stages.
World Pancreatic Cancer Day is November 21st.