This interview was filmed at the 2012 ESMO Congress in Vienna.


Shirley Bianca is a breast cancer survivor and artist. She created with gouache and oil paint called Message of Hope. The series expresses the myriad of emotions she experienced after being first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000.

Shirley does her part to encourage other breast cancer patients and survivors with her story; since 2005, she has been volunteering at the non-profit organization ZEBRA, a Breast Cancer Counseling Center in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Voice For Life® is a survivor series produced by The Group Room and Vital Options International.