On April 17, 2019, Alex Trebek gave an update on his health and spoke about his future on Jeopardy!
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Revealed his Stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis in March of 2019. We wish the iconic Jeopardy! host all the best.
The former Senate Majority Leader had surgery for pancreatic cancer in May of 2018. “His doctors caught the problem early during a routine screening, and his surgeons are confident that the surgery was a success and that the prognosis for his recovery is good," Reid's family said. Reference: Politico article linked below.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
This U.S. Supreme Court Justice has been a pancreatic cancer survivor since 2009.
Jamie Dornan, Actor
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Tom Brady, Professional Athlete
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Laryssa Bonacquisti, Miss Louisiana 2017
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The Jamaica-born Geto Boys rapper previously survived a near-death experience from a gunshot wound. But pancreatic cancer took him on June 9, 2019.
“The Queen of Soul,” was the first woman admitted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the singer of “Respect.” Lost August 16, 2018.
In August 2019, Franklin’s Estate announced funding of research for neuroendocrine tumor, the rare form of pancreatic cancer from which she died.
Co-Founder of Autism Speaks. The White House and other buildings around the world light up blue annually every April 2nd, World Autism Awareness Day, because of Suzanne’s efforts. Lost July 29, 2016.
Acclaimed actor and director best known for Love Actually, Die Hard, and the Harry Potter series. Lost January 14, 2016
Apple CEO and co-founder, and pioneer of the microcomputer revolution. Lost Oct. 5, 2011
American Actor best known for Ghost and Dirty Dancing. Lost Sept. 14, 2009.
Famed opera singer. Lost September 6, 2007
Actor, writer, producer, and director best known for Little House on the Prairie and Bonanza. Lost July 1, 1991.