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Ken Jennings reflects on Alex Trebek ahead of hosting ‘Jeopardy!’ [Video]

Jennings wore Trebek’s cufflinks on Monday’s episode and said they’re the only cufflinks he owns.

“I feel like he’s probably in the building somewhere,” Ken Jennings said in a video released on Jeopardy!’s Facebook. He was reflecting on the life of Alex Trebek who died from pancreatic cancer just one year ago.

As the Jeopardy! family and fans reach the one-year mark, one thing is for sure, Trebek is greatly missed.

In the video, Jennings talked about what Trebek meant to him and shared a story about a gift he received from Trebek’s wife, Jean Currivan Trebek, following the iconic game show host’s death.

“It’s hard not to talk about him in the present tense,” Jennings said in the video, saying he can feel his presence in the Jeopardy! studio. 

Jennings will be hosting Jeopardy! starting this week while Mayim Bialik is out, he said in a tweet from his official Twitter account. 

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Roy Vinke -- Another Chance at Life [Video]

When standard chemotherapy did not work for Roy Vinke, he and his family began to research other treatments.They had Roy's tumor sent for molecular profiling. Sure enough he had a mismatch repair deficiency, which made immunotherapy an option for treatment. Roy has responded well and now helps other patients facing pancreatic cancer.

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Dr. Shelley F. Diamond: A Psychologist Facing Her Death [Video]

Shelley F. Diamond, Ph.D., was a licensed psychologist in private practice in San Francisco for 15 years. She had to abruptly close her practice at the end of 2021 due to a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer and a prognosis of less than six months.In conversation with her friend and colleague Dr. David Bullard1/23/22