Pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive types of the disease and usually leads to a quick and painful death. Unlike other varieties, the prognosis for pancreatic cancer is not a positive one in most cases, despite aggressive treatment.
So, when it was announced that the longtime the Jeopardy! host, Alex Trebek, had been diagnosed, many people feared the worst and expected him to be gone sooner than later.
However, Trebek has defied the odds. He's made it one complete year since he was diagnosed and has continued to fulfill his responsibilities on the television program. On the one-year mark, though, Trebek has spoken out about what it means.