• I see that Alex Tribeck has gone back into treatment.

    Asked by walshmeister on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

    I see that Alex Tribeck has gone back into treatment.

    I hate to see that, but I thought he was in and out of treatment awfully quick. I hope he does well!

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    • BuckeyeShelby's Avatar

      I was sad to hear about it, too. Although his attitude is great. He says he's not afraid to die, that he's lived a good life, and I think he's 79. He only feels sad for his loved ones.

      9 months ago
    • Skyemberr's Avatar

      He is 79! I wouldn't have believed it to look at him. Do we know what chemos he is on? A decade ago he wouldn't have been doing this well.

      9 months ago
    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar

      I'm sorry to hear that. It sounds like he has an awesome attitude and outlook. Hoping they can stave it off for at least awhile longer!

      9 months ago
    • Russ' Avatar

      Most of you know that I had pancreatic cancer coming up on 20 years, (November 3rd). Also like many of you cancer has raised it's ugly head once again in the form of stomach cancer. It was caught early enough where the outcome looks good. They removed 25% of my stomach and part of my small intestine. I was on chemo for 2 weeks, and I called it quits. I developed severe red hands/red feet. This is a side effect that I had 20 years ago as well. It is very painful especially in my hands. Oddly enough I developed a large sore on the outside of both big toes. One toe has started to heal, but the other one is healing very slowly. I also have an ugly sore on the side of my left foot just below my little toe. It too is very slow in healing. Being a diabetic does not help in the healing process. I became an instant diabetic 20 years ago when they removed 40% of my pancreas.
      Over those 20 years I have reached out to many others with pancreatic cancer, but I am sad to say that all of those people have passed away with the exception of one person who is a survivor going on 4 years. I supported a young lady who was 33 in developing pancreatic cancer. She made it 7 years before she passed away. We can all agree that regardless of the type of cancer there are no guarantees. My best to all of you...Russ

      9 months ago
    • Ydnar2xer's Avatar

      I lost a good friend to pancreatic cancer about 20 years ago. It was very hard on her; she lost a lot of weight. Am sure that treatment has improved since then, but when Alex Trebek announced that he had it, I gasped, knowing what Linda went through. He seemed like he was responding well, but so many people with different types of cancer seem to have beaten it, but then it comes back full force and takes their lives. We'll see what happens with him. I wish him the best.

      8 months ago

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