CF Patient Fights Lymphoma, Wins


In this Boomer Esiason Foundation video, meet Sabrina Walker.  The 30-year-old from Anchorage, Alaska, has cystic fibrosis — but it isn’t the only health issue she’s dealt with.

Read about 10 cystic fibrosis symptoms you should know about here.

In her senior year of high school, Sabrina was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.  Despite a complex treatment plan of chemotherapy for the lymphoma, followed by antibiotics for subsequent pneumonia, Sabrina beat cancer and has been in remission for 10 years.

Using running as a way to control her cystic fibrosis, Sabrina is a firm believer in self-advocacy and staying positive. She inherited her determination from her parents who encouraged her from a young age to participate in sports rather than use cystic fibrosis as an excuse to sit on the sideline.

Read how CFer Ben Mudge landed the cover of Men’s Fitness magazine here.

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