Meghan McCain sends 'love, prayers and support' to Alex Trebek after cancer diagnosis
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Meghan McCain sent a message of support to Alex Trebek after the “Jeopardy!” host announced his cancer diagnosis.

“Sending you so much love, prayers and support to you Alex, your family and the entire Jeopardy family,” McCain tweeted Wednesday evening. “You have got this! We are all here fighting along side you.”

McCain also added the hashtag “F---Cancer.” The “View” host’s father, the late Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainFormer astronaut running for Senate in Arizona returns money from paid speech in UAE Fox's Roberts: Trump 'glared at me like I've never seen him glare at me before' Lou Dobbs: Political criticism of McCain 'not an exhumation of his body' MORE (R-Ariz.), died last year following a battle with brain cancer.

Trebek, 78, announced in a video Wednesday that he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer. 


“Now normally the prognosis for this is not very encouraging, but I’m going to fight this,” he said. “And I’m going to keep working. And with the love and support of my family and friends, and the help of your prayers also, I plan to beat the low survival rate statistics for this disease.”

Keeping it lighthearted, Trebek said he had to survive the disease, “because under the terms of my contract, I have to host ‘Jeopardy!’ for three more years.”

He has hosted the game show since 1984.