Investigating the Mystery of Cancer-Related Fatigue

Thursday, October 17, 2019

About a third of cancer patients continue to feel tired for months or years after their treatment has ended, a condition called cancer-related fatigue. Delia Sass, a graduate student in the Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health, is investigating whether tiny sacs called extracellular vesicles that carry materials from one cell to another might harbor clues that explain these individuals' lingering lack of energy.