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Alex Trebek's death causes surge in online searches for pancreatic cancer

Posted at 10:40 AM, Nov 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-10 10:45:59-05

NEW YORK — Following the death of longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, many took to Google to learn more about pancreatic cancer, which he publicly battled for over a year.

Two of the most googled questions were: “Can you survive pancreatic cancer?” and “What are the symptoms?”

Dr. Diane Simeone, the director of the NYU Pancreatic Cancer Center, joined the PIX11 Morning News Tuesday to answer those questions.