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Alex Trebek announces ‘Jeopardy!’ return now that chemotherapy is done

Alex Trebek is done with pancreatic cancer treatment and back at work on the “Jeopardy!” set, he announced Thursday in a video on social media. “I’ve gone through a lot of chemotherapy, and thankfully that is now over,” he said. “I’m on the mend, and that’s all I can hope for right now.”

James Holzhauer to return for ‘Jeopardy!’

James Holzhauer, the professional gambler who became a part of the mainstream media zeitgeist last spring when he became the fourth-highest earning “Jeopardy!” contestant, is set to return to the long-running game show.

’Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek on leave after brain surgery, says ‘prognosis is excellent’

Alex Trebek’s no-nonsense tone is something of his trademark. The “Jeopardy!” host has employed it in more than 6,800 episodes of the game show, doling out kind rebukes and droll affirmations to players. Trebek used that same tone Thursday to announce on YouTube that he’s on a leave of absence from the show after undergoing brain surgery for blood clots – medically known as subdural hematoma – that were “caused by a fall I endured two months ago.”