Alex Trebek’s maintaining his optimism.
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“So we were all very optimistic and they said, ‘Good, we’re going to stop chemo, We’ll start you on immunotherapy.’ That unfortunately did not work out well. 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.”
While Alex is undergoing more chemo, he will continue to host season 36 of the beloved show to the best of his ability.
“[It’s] the season that comes before number 37. That’s it. It’s another day at the office. But what a wonderful office to go to do your work,” he added. “As long as I can walk out, and walking out is more of an effort now than it used to be, as long as I can walk out, and greet the audience and the contestants, and run the game, I’m happy.”