'Booze Traveler' host Jack Maxwell, 54, says he has cancer

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Travel Channel host Jack Maxwell says he's undergoing treatment for cancer.

The personality behind the popular "Booze Traveler" series tweeted Tuesday: "I have cancer. 3 little words, one big sentence."

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The 54-year-old Boston native says he's being treated in Arizona for non-Hodgkins lymphoma. He adds: "I'm good though. Keep you posted."

"Booze Traveler" premiered in 2014. It features Maxwell roaming the world to sample the various alcoholic beverages people in different cultures drink.