//Wheel of Fortune host Vanna White shares replace on Alex Trebeks well being

Wheel of Fortune host Vanna White shares replace on Alex Trebeks well being

Short-term “Wheel of Fortune” host, Vanna White, shared a promising replace on fellow sport present host Alex Trebek amid his ongoing battle with pancreatic most cancers.

White spoke with Us Weekly on Tuesday the place she defined that she’s spoken with the “Jeopardy!” host since he began one other spherical of chemotherapy and claims he’s in good spirits as he continues to struggle.

“He’s doing good. He really is,” the 62-year-old shared. “He looks good. I talked to him recently and he’s got a very positive attitude.”

The star took a second to comment on Trebek’s transparency with followers on his most cancers battle since revealing his stage 4 diagnosis to the public in March.

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“I love that he’s honest and open with his fans, because he’s been doing the show for a very long time also and feels very connected to all of his fans and viewers,” she mentioned. “He is definitely keeping everybody updated on how he’s doing, and I am so proud of him. He’s still working, he’s obviously doing chemotherapy but working through it, and has that strong will to, as we say, the show must go on.”

Vanna White gave an update on Alex Trebek's health.

Vanna White gave an replace on Alex Trebek’s well being.
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The replace from White is optimistic given Trebek’s earlier feedback that chemotherapy could force him to retire from internet hosting “Jeopardy!” which he’s carried out since 1984.

Trebek spoke with CTV News in October when he revealed that his chemotherapy therapy is inflicting sores in his mouth which are making it tough for him to enunciate his speech.

“I’m sure there are observant members of the television audience that notice also, but they’re forgiving,” Trebek mentioned. “However there’ll come some extent once they (followers and producers) will now not have the ability to say, ‘It’s OK.'”

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The “Jeopardy!” host up to date his followers about his ongoing battle with most cancers in Might, sharing with People that his medical doctors have been shocked at how properly his tumors have been responding to his chemotherapy therapy.

“It’s kind of mind-boggling,” he said at the time. “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.”

Vanna White gave an update on Alex Trebek's battle with cancer as she fills in for 'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak.

Vanna White gave an replace on Alex Trebek’s battle with most cancers as she fills in for ‘Wheel of Fortune’ host Pat Sajak.
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He returned to internet hosting in September noting that he was carried out with chemotherapy. Nonetheless, he quickly revealed that doctors wanted him to undergo more treatment after his prognosis took a flip.

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“I misplaced about 12 kilos in every week. And my numbers went sky excessive, a lot larger than they have been after I was first identified,” he instructed ABC News. “So the medical doctors have determined that I’ve to bear chemo once more and that is what I am doing.”

White, in the meantime, has been hosting “Wheel of Fortune” whereas common host, Pat Sajak, recovers from emergency surgical procedure.