hazard! Moderator Alex Trebek suggests that his ongoing fight against pancreatic cancer may force him to refrain from the popular gameshow chemotherapy treatments are beginning to influence his speech.
"I talk to the producers about it all the time. I say, "Look, I'm blurring my words, My tongue is not working as well as it used to, Chemo has made sores in my mouth, it makes it difficult for me to speak and speak properly," he explained.
"I'm sure there are attentive members of the television audience who notice that, but they forgive," he added. "But at some point they will not be able to say," It's okay.
The Canadian-born has Jeopardy! for 36 seasons, and in March it was announced that he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at stage 4. Last month, Trebek published a video on the YouTube channel of the show in which he said that after a setback in the summer, another round of chemo was needed.
He swore in the television interview to continue fighting.
"We'll play it by ear and keep chugging until we either win or
Trebek, 79, added that he had "no fear of dying."
"I have led a good life, a fulfilling life, and I am nearing the end of this life … If it happens, why should I be afraid of it? "He said.