Alex Trebek recently shared some incredible news in his journey battling pancreatic cancer saying he’s “near remission.”
“It’s kind of mind-boggling,” he told PEOPLE. “The doctors said they hadn’t seen this kind of positive result in their memory…some of the tumors have already shrunk by more than 50 percent.”
Trebek has advanced pancreatic cancer, which has a 9 percent survival rate, but he has been responding very well to chemotherapy.
He has several more rounds of treatment to hopefully get into full remission, but Trebek is elated.
“I’ve got a couple million people out there who have expressed their good thoughts, their positive energy directed towards me and their prayers,” he says. “I told the doctors, this has to be more than just the chemo, and they agreed it could very well be an important part of this.”
Read more via People.com.
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