BOSTON (CBS) – “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek died Sunday after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Trebek announced in 2019 that he was battling Stage 4 cancer.READ MORE: Northeast Metro Tech Football Player Seriously Injured During Saturday Game
Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends. Thank you, Alex. pic.twitter.com/Yk2a90CHIM
— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) November 8, 2020READ MORE: Longtime Watertown Grocery Store Russo’s Officially Closes
He died Sunday at home, surrounded by family and friends.MORE NEWS: Boch Center Becomes 1st Performing Arts Center In Boston To Offer On-Site Rapid COVID Tests
The one-year survival rate for Stage 4 pancreatic cancer is 18%, and the two-year rate is just 7%.