I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

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I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by harrumph » Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:39 pm

I've been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. My particular case is probably fairly survivable. I'll be having surgery hopefully soon.

One thing I can say about the experience is that it's really painful, and it's been hard to get more than two hours of sleep a night. For Alex Trebek to go through it and still perform to his high standard is amazing.

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Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by cmp146 » Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:44 pm

My sincere hope for a quick and successful recovery.

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Post by Steppenwolf » Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:08 pm

Wishing you the very best results, and hoping to continue to see you here on the board for many years to come!

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Post by squarekara » Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:03 pm

Here's hoping everything goes smoothly with your treatment and that you'll power through the tough parts. Know that we're thinking of you!

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Post by ElendilPickle » Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:19 pm

All the best to you. Please keep us posted.

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Post by CasualJeopardyFan19 » Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:22 pm

Wishing you the best of luck!

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Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by triviawayne » Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:51 pm

F&$k cancer

Kick its butt!
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Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by Peachbox » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:00 pm

triviawayne wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:51 pm
F&$k cancer

Kick its butt!
I second this. I hope your treatment goes well.

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Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by hbomb1947 » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:18 pm

I dreaded opening this thread. Glad they caught yours early. Here's hoping for a quick and successful treatment for you.
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Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by StevenH » Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:21 pm

So sorry to hear. Best of luck on a speedy and full recovery!

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Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by opusthepenguin » Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:38 pm

Ouch. I was just sympathizing with Alex during today's game, thinking, only two shows left and then you can rest! Really sorry to hear that you're able to one-up me and actually empathize with the man. Best wishes for successful treatment and a speedy recovery.

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Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by boson » Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:04 pm

I was hoping you were going to have a moustache pic....

Not nearly so fun. Best wishes for a speedy treatment and recovery.

Thanks for letting us know Harrumph - let us know if there is something we as a jeopardy community can do to help.

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Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by MarkBarrett » Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:07 am

Cancer sucks and best wishes to you harrumph for relief from pain and better nights' sleep. May the procedure go well and the healing/prognosis be even better.

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Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by kprather895 » Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:33 am

You've got my prayers, along with everyone else's.

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Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by harrumph » Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:39 am

Thank you all for your kind remarks.

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Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by alietr » Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:40 am

Aw, crud. My best wishes for a quick and complete recovery.

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Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by Woof » Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:44 am

What Hbomb said. I had a bad feeling when I saw the thread title and your post confirmed it. Good luck to you fighting this!

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Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by billiej » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:00 am

Woof wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:44 am
What Hbomb said. I had a bad feeling when I saw the thread title and your post confirmed it. Good luck to you fighting this!
Same. The thread title gave me a sinking feeling. Not what you want to see, even if you don't know the person. I wish you all the best!

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Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by Robert K S » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:49 am

Best wishes and love from one boardie to another. Sorry you have to deal with this.

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Re: I Have Something In Common With Alex Trebek

Post by nserven » Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:41 am

Wishing you a swift treatment and recovery.

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