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.
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, 2020
He died Sunday at home, surrounded by family and friends.
The one-year survival rate for Stage 4 pancreatic cancer is 18%, and the two-year rate is just 7%.