Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek, who has hosted the show for 35 years, has just revealed that he requires additional rounds of chemotherapy to combat his pancreatic cancer reports Global News

The 79-year-old was diagnosed in early March with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, a particularly deadly disease with a slim nine-percent survival rate. In May, he reported that he was doing very well saying “The doctors said they hadn’t seen this kind of positive result in their memory… Some of the tumors have already shrunk by more than 50 percent.”