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Alex Trebek to Rep. John Lewis: Let's survive cancer in 2020


January 5, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Trebek has a message of support for Congressman John Lewis as both fight pancreatic cancer.

"We're starting a new year, and let's see if we can't both complete the year as pancreatic cancer survivors," Trebek said when asked what he would tell Lewis. He noted they're the same age, 79.

The Georgia Democrat and veteran civil rights leader announced his diagnosis of advanced cancer in late December. In his his announcement, Lewis made clear that he has no plans to step aside and said, "I have a fighting chance.''

Trebek made his illness public last March and has shar...

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