Alex Trebek completes chemo, is ‘Back at Work’ preparing for season 36 of Jeopardy!

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY – JANUARY 13: Host of “Jeopardy!” Alex Trebek attends a press conference to discuss the upcoming Man V. Machine “Jeopardy!” competition at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center on January 13, 2011 in Yorktown Heights, New York. (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images)

“Jeopardy!” is preparing for its 36th season.  Great news! Beloved host, Alex Trebek, is back at work.

“It’s another day at the office, and an exciting day because so many great things have been happening,” Trebek said.

Trebek was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in March.

“I’ve gone through a lot of chemotherapy. Thankfully, that is now over. I’m on the mend and that’s all I can hope for right now” Trebek shared.

The American Cancer Society estimates 3% of patients with stage 4 pancreatic cancer are alive five years after being diagnosed.

Season 36 is scheduled to return September 9.

“We have some exciting things coming up and I can’t wait to share them with all of you. Let me tell you, it’s going to be a good year,” he said.

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