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Alex Trebek Undergoing Another Round of Chemotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer

Alex Trebek Undergoing Another Round of Chemotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Alex Trebek is undergoing another round of chemotherapy to treat his pancreatic cancer, the Jeopardy! host said during an interview with ABC NewsT.J. Holmes on Good Morning America Tuesday.

Trebek revealed his stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis in March, and in May he reported that he was “near remission.” At the time, he said on Gma, he was “doing so well” and his “numbers went down to the equivalent of a normal human being who does not have pancreatic cancer.” This prompted Trebek’s doctors to take him off chemo and put him on immunotherapy,
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Alex Trebek to Restart Chemotherapy After Setback in Pancreatic Cancer Battle: 'My Numbers Went Sky High'

Alex Trebek to Restart Chemotherapy After Setback in Pancreatic Cancer Battle: 'My Numbers Went Sky High'
After a setback in his ongoing fight with pancreatic cancer, Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek will resume chemotherapy treatments, he revealed on Monday’s Good Morning America.

In an interview with Gma‘s T.J. Holmes, Trebek shared that continued chemotherapy was not the original plan: As recently as May, his tumors had shrunk by more than 50 percent, and doctors said he was nearing remission.

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Alex Trebek Says He Is in Chemotherapy Again in Ongoing Battle with Pancreatic Cancer

Beloved Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek has revealed another update on his battle with pancreatic cancer, and this time, it's not the good news fans might have been hoping to hear. After returning to work on Season 36 of the iconic game show, Trebek told ABC News' T.J. Holmes that he is undergoing a new

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Alex Trebek Is Undergoing Chemotherapy Again After His ‘Numbers Went Sky High’ (Video)

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Alex Trebek Is Undergoing Chemotherapy Again After His ‘Numbers Went Sky High’ (Video)
Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek says that his doctors have decided he needs to do another round of chemotherapy, following a large amount of weight loss and his numbers increasing after his first round of treatment for Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

“I was doing so well,” Trebek told ABC NewsT.J. Holmes during an interview on “Good Morning America” Tuesday. “And my numbers went down to the equivalent of a normal human being who does not have pancreatic cancer. So we were all very optimistic. And they said, ‘Good, we’re gonna stop chemo, we’ll start you on immunotherapy.’ I lost about 12 pounds in a week. And my numbers went sky high, much higher than they were when I was first diagnosed. So, the doctors have decided that I have to undergo chemo again and that’s what I’m doing.”

Trebek was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, which has a 9% survival rate.
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Alex Trebek Says "Passing On" Doesn't "Frighten" Him As He Undergoes Chemotherapy Again

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Alex Trebek is facing a setback. Last month, the longtime Jeopardy! host announced he had completed treatment for his stage 4 pancreatic cancer. But, while speaking with Good Morning America on Tuesday, the 79-year-old revealed his health has since taken a turn. "I was doing so well and my numbers went down to the equivalent of a normal human being who does not have pancreatic cancer, so we were all very optimistic," he told T.J. Holmes. "I lost about 12 pounds in a week and my numbers went sky high, much higher than they were when I was first diagnosed. So the doctors have decided that I have to undergo chemo again and that's what I'm doing." The...
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Alex Trebek Undergoing Chemotherapy Again After "Numbers Went Sky-High"

Alex Trebek Undergoing Chemotherapy Again After
Alex Trebek is undergoing chemotherapy again. During an interview that aired Tuesday on Good Morning America, the Jeopardy! host — who is battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer — opened up about his latest health setback.

"I was doing so well. And my numbers went down to the equivalent of a normal human being who does not have pancreatic cancer. So we were all very optimistic. And they said, 'Good, we're gonna stop chemo, we'll start you on immunotherapy,'" Trebek told ABC News' T.J. Holmes, before explaining, "I lost about 12 pounds in a week....
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From Diversity to Deadpool Snub, What Everyone Loved and Hated About the Oscar Nominations

From Diversity to Deadpool Snub, What Everyone Loved and Hated About the Oscar Nominations
Awards season has reached peak frenzy.

The nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards were announced live at 8:18 a.m. Et on Tuesday, Jan. 24 – and promptly after, the online reactions started flooding in.

Some of the morning’s biggest surprises included Michael Shannon earning a Best Supporting Actor nod for Nocturnal Animals and Viggo Mortensen with a Best Actor nomination for Captain Fantastic.

Fans who tuned into the livestream first thing in the morning immediately took to Twitter to express surprise at some of the morning’s biggest snubs, which included Finding Dory and Sing boxed out for Best
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The Hosts of Good Morning America Channel Sia, Hamilton, and Pikachu on Halloween

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The Hosts of Good Morning America Channel Sia, Hamilton, and Pikachu on Halloween
Just like their friends over at the Today show, the hosts of Good Morning America take Halloween very, very seriously. Like they have for the last few years, the hosts and guests put their own fun spins on some of the year's biggest pop culture moments. Michael Strahan stepped into a giant Pikachu suit as a nod to everyone's renewed obsession with Pokémon, while Jesse Palmer channeled his inner superhero with a Captain America costume. T.J. Holmes got all gussied up as Tyler Perry's Madea character (complete with her signature red dress and gray wig), and Amy Robach busted out her best Sia with a giant black-and-white wig and Maddie Ziegler stand-in. Alfonso Ribeiro and Sara Haines's Ghostbusters costumes were some of our favorites, as were Dancing With the Stars pros Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd's interpretation of Suicide Squad members Harley Quinn and the Joker. Meteorologist
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Adam Levine, Hillary Clinton, Octavia Spencer and More React to Night 1 of the Republican National Convention

Adam Levine, Hillary Clinton, Octavia Spencer and More React to Night 1 of the Republican National Convention
The first night of the Republican National Convention, titled "Make America Safe Again," occurred in Cleveland, Ohio on Monday. Donald Trump made a brief appearance to introduce his wife Melania, who headlined the night with a speech that highlighted her husband's softer side. In addition, Joni Ernst, Antonio Sabato Jr., Scott Baio, Tom Cotton, Jeff Sessions and Rudy Giuliani took the stage to speak in support of the presumptive Gop nominee. Many attendees and viewers at home reacted to Mrs. Trump's speech as well as the Rnc including Adam Levine, Octavia Spencer, Josh Gad and presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
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Adam Levine, Hillary Clinton, Octavia Spencer and More React to Night 1 of the Republican National Convention

Adam Levine, Hillary Clinton, Octavia Spencer and More React to Night 1 of the Republican National Convention
The first night of the Republican National Convention, titled "Make America Safe Again," occurred in Cleveland, Ohio on Monday. Donald Trump made a brief appearance to introduce his wife Melania, who headlined the night with a speech that highlighted her husband's softer side. In addition, Joni Ernst, Antonio Sabato Jr., Scott Baio, Tom Cotton, Jeff Sessions and Rudy Giuliani took the stage to speak in support of the presumptive Gop nominee. Many attendees and viewers at home reacted to Mrs. Trump's speech as well as the Rnc including Adam Levine, Octavia Spencer, Josh Gad and presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
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Trailer + Clip: Bet Original Documentary 'Holler If You Hear Me: Black and Gay in the Church' (Premieres Nov. 2)

Following last week's VH1 special, “Out in Hip Hop,” which was hosted by T.J. Holmes, and which posed the question, "Is hip hop homophobic?", sister-site Bet will present a new original documentary exclusively on the Bet Now App titled "Holler If You Hear Me: Black and Gay In The Church." The film will explore what it’s like to be black and gay and an active member of the church. Hosted by Bet's Clay Cane, "Black and Gay In The Church" will premiere next week Monday, November 2, 2015. A trailer has been released and is embedded below, followed by a clip underneath: (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...
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T.J. Holmes Will Host VH1 Roundtable Discussion on Being Openly Gay in the Hip-Hop Community

On October 19th, VH1 will present “Lhh: Out in Hip Hop” at 11Pm Et/Pt, an hour-long roundtable discussion celebrating being out in the hip hop community and posing the question: Is hip hop homophobic? Moderated by ABC NewsT.J. Holmes, the open dialogue will include a studio audience that has been touched by the Miles and Milan story line on VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood." They will be joined by artists and cultural experts speaking candidly on homophobia within the hip hop industry. The panelists include a diverse lineup of talent from various backgrounds and experiences, including television and radio personalities, hip hop artists, film producers, writers,...
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Reena Ninan Named ABC News’ ‘World News Now’ Co-Anchor

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Reena Ninan Named ABC News’ ‘World News Now’ Co-Anchor
Reena Ninan has been named ABC NewsWorld News Now” co-anchor, the network announced Wednesday. Ninan joins T.J. Holmes as the overnight morning show’s co-anchor; she’ll also be co-anchoring “America This Morning.” “Reena is an accomplished and versatile journalist who has reported around the world and across the U.S.,” network president James Goldston said in a statement. Also Read: David Muir’s ABC Newscast Breaks Brian Williams-less ‘Nightly News’ 5-Year Ratings Streak Ninan will also report across the network and on on its digital platforms. It’s been a good week for ABC: on Tuesday, it
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Reena Ninan Named Co-Anchor Of ABC News’ ‘America This Morning’ And ‘World News Now’

ABC News made it official: Reena Ninan is new co-anchor of ABC News’ America This Morning and World News Now, joining T.J. Holmes. She’s been filling in since June. The former Fox News Channel Middle East correspondent joined ABC News in 2012. From division president James Goldston’s memo to staff: Reena has done a terrific job filling in on the overnight broadcasts, delivering the programs' signature mix of breaking news, lively conversation, and quirky, fun reports to…
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