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20th and 21st-century Canadian television personality

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Alex Trebek: 20th and 21st-century Canadian television personality
George Alexander Trebek is a Canadian-American television personality. He has been the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since it was revived in 1984, and has also hosted a number of other game shows, including The Wizard of Odds, Double Dare, High Rollers, Battlestars, Classic Concentration, and To Tell the Truth. Trebek is contracted to host Jeopardy! until 2022. Trebek has also made appearances in numerous television series, in which he usually played himself. A native of Canada, he became a naturalized American citizen in 1998.

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Alex Trebek's cancer may mean ending his time as "Jeopardy!" host

"I will keep doing it as long as my skills do not diminish, and they have started to diminish," the 79-year-old told CTV in an interview
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'I'm not afraid of dying': 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek opens up about cancer diagnosis

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek got brutally honest about his stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis and how it feels to battle the disease so publicly.
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ShowBiz Minute: Tekashi 6ix9ine, Trebek, Baron Cohen

Tekashi 6ix9ine testifies against reputed members of a violent New York City gang; Alex Trebek is forced to restart treatment; Sacha Baron Cohen asks judge to dismiss lawsuit. (Sept. 18)  
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Alex Trebek undergoing more chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer

Alex Trebek revealed on Tuesday he was returning to chemotherapy treatment. In an interview with "Good Morning America," Trebek said his doctors want him to undergo another round of chemo because he..
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Alex Trebek Says He’s in a New Round of Chemotherapy

The “Jeopardy!” host revealed in March that he had Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
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‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek says he’s resumed chemotherapy after numbers rebounded 'sky high'

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek says he’s had a setback in his battle with pancreatic cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy again.
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Alex Trebek back to chemotherapy after "numbers went sky high"

Trebek said he lost 12 pounds in one week and that at times his treatment left him in "excruciating pain" and depressed
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Trump says Taliban peace talks are 'dead'; Alex Trebek returning to 'Jeopardy!'
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Alex Trebek launches Season 36 of 'Jeopardy!' after cancer diagnosis: 'I'm still here'

Alex Trebek, who said in March he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, launched a new season Monday in his typical no-nonsense style.
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Alex Trebek starts new "Jeopardy!" season

This summer, Trebek celebrated his 79th birthday and that he completed chemotherapy
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ShowBiz Minute: Trebek, Swift, Royals

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek returns to work; Taylor Swift's new record sells over a million copies in China; Princess Charlotte to start school. (Aug. 30)  
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"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek recovering after chemotherapy

Alex Trebek announced some good news Thursday: His chemotherapy treatment has ended and he's now "on the mend" and back to work at "Jeopardy!"
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'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek on completing chemo and taping Season 36: 'I'm on the mend'

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek told fans Thursday he's "on the mend" and taping Season 36.
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Alex Trebek says his chemo is over

The "Jeopardy!" host also revealed another personal tidbit: who he would like to play him in a biopic
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Alex Trebek celebrates his birthday in the most 'Jeopardy!' way possible: 'Who is 79?'

Host Alex Trebek rang in his 79th birthday with family, friends and some good, old-fashioned "Jeopardy!" humor.
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Happy birthday Alex Trebek!

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek started hosting game shows over 50 years ago.
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"Jeopardy James" honors Alex Trebek with donation

James Holzhauer gave $1,109.14 to pancreatic cancer research for "Alex Trebek and all the other survivors"
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'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer honors Alex Trebek with pancreatic cancer donation

James Holzhauer donated $1,109.14, "For Alex Trebek and all the other survivors," to the Naperville Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk.
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James Holzhauer explains why he wagered just $1,399 in his last Final Jeopardy

James Holzhauer's "Jeopardy!" run is officially over, thanks to Emma Boettcher and a Final Jeopardy bet deemed "modest" by host Alex Trebek.
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That's what Mueller said

Alex Trebek's (good) cancer news and why Mueller won't clear Trump: Wednesday's news
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Alex Trebek shares "mind-boggling" update on his pancreatic cancer

"The doctors said they hadn't seen this kind of positive result in their memory," Trebek says
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Alex Trebek says he's in 'near remission,' reports some tumors have shrunk 'more than 50%'

"The doctors said they hadn’t seen this kind of positive result in their memory," reports Trebek, who says he is almost in remission.
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"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek on his cancer diagnosis

For 35 years Alex Trebek has hosted nearly 8,000 episodes of the game show "Jeopardy!" and won six Emmy Awards. And while contestant James Holzhauer's record-setting streak has been making headlines of..
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Alex Trebek: Cancer had me 'on the floor writhing in pain' between 'Jeopardy!' tapings

The "Jeopardy!" host gets real about the effects of cancer, including losing his hair and spending time in the fetal position in his dressing room.
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Preview: Alex Trebek on his fight against pancreatic cancer

The longtime "Jeopardy!" host opens up to "Sunday Morning" about chemotherapy, working through crippling pain, and his on-air hairpiece
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Preview: Alex Trebek on chemotherapy and losing his hair

In this preview of an interview to air on "Sunday Morning" May 12, Alex Trebek, the longtime host of the game show "Jeopardy!," opens up to Jane Pauley about his battle with pancreatic cancer, and the..
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'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek gets a standing ovation along with his Daytime Emmy Award

Alex Trebek received a standing ovation as he accepted an Emmy Award for "Jeopardy!" He won Sunday as best game show host.
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James Holzhauer impresses Alex Trebek with "Jeopardy!" winning streak

With 19 "Jeopardy!" wins, contestant James Holzhauer has won over $1.4 million. Even veteran host Alex Trebek is in awe. Don Dahler reports.
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'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals 'deep sadness' during cancer battle

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek revealed his fans' thoughts and prayers have made a positive difference during his battle with pancreatic cancer.
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Alex Trebek shares health update with fans

"I've always tried to be straight with you and I'm not going to stop now," he said in a Twitter video
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'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek shares health update amid cancer battle: 'I'm feeling good'

Alex Trebek, 78, revealed that he's "feeling good" after announcing that he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer last month.
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Alex Trebek returns to 'Jeopardy' after revealing stage 4 cancer diagnosis

In his YouTube announcement on March 6 sharing his diagnosis, the 78-year-old host told viewers that he planned on returning to work.
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Mom who beat stage 4 pancreatic cancer writes letter to Alex Trebek

A mother of two from Georgia who's a survivor of stage 4 pancreatic cancer wote a letter offering encouragement to Alex Trebek as he fights the disease. "So Alex Trebek, go kick cancer's butt - it has..
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'Jeopardy!' winner Ken Jennings recounts his 'perfect moment' with Alex Trebek

Ken Jennings is sharing his "perfect moment" with "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek after his cancer announcement.
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For Alex Trebek, the Toughest Question: Can He Face Down Pancreatic Cancer?

The iconic talk show host has been handed a frightening diagnosis. Here’s what it means.
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Alex Trebek's pancreatic cancer: What does stage 4 mean?

"Now normally, the prognosis for this is not very encouraging, but I'm going to fight this," the "Jeopardy!" host said
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ShowBiz Minute: Alex Trebek has cancer

R. Kelly in jail over child support; Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek announces he's been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer; Annie Lennox teams up with Apple Music for International Women's Day. (March 7)
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Eye Opener at 8: Alex Trebek diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning." Subscribe to get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.
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ShowBiz Minute: R. Kelly, Trebek, Lennox

R. Kelly in jail over child support; Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek announces he's been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer; Annie Lennox teams up with Apple Music for International Women's Day. (March 7)
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Alex Trebek, diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, vows to "fight"

TV's king of trivia, Alex Trebek, says he will fight and beat advanced pancreatic cancer. The "Jeopardy" host announced his diagnosis Wednesday. The 78-year-old says he plans to work during his..
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Alex Trebek reveals he has advanced pancreatic cancer

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek said Wednesday that he has advanced pancreatic cancer. Trebek said while his prognosis is not encouraging, he plans to fight. Tony Dokoupil reports.
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Alex Trebek says he plans to 'beat' pancreatic cancer. His fight won't be easy

The risk of pancreatic cancer increases with age, with most people diagnosed after age 65, according to the Mayo Clinic.
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‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek plans to beat stage 4 pancreatic cancer

In a video message, "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek told fans he will continue to fight and "beat the low survival rate statistics."
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