Stephen: Cancer treatments may force Alex Trebek to leave Jeopardy post
Alex Trebek has revealed that he may need to leave Jeopardy! due to his cancer treatments. According to Deadline, the longtime host made the reveal in an interview with CTV on Friday. Trebek said the chemotherapy is starting to impact his speech. “I talk to the producers about this all the time now. I say, ‘Look, I’m slurring my words. My tongue doesn’t work as much, as well as it used to.’ The chemo has caused sores inside my mouth. It makes it difficult for me to speak and enunciate properly.” Trebek has hosted the game show for 36 seasons and revealed his stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis in March. Still, he says he’ll keep fighting. “We’ll play it by ear and keep chugging along until we either win or lose,” Trebek said.