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Virginia Borges MD, MMSc

Medical Oncologist and Director of The University of Colorado Breast Cancer Research Program

Highlights

  • Founder and director of the Young Women's Breast Cancer Clinic at the University of Colorado Cancer Center
  • Oversees clinical trials focused on breast cancer in young women

Connect with Dr. Borges

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As director of the University of Colorado Breast Cancer Research Program, Dr. Borges oversees the clinical research team. The program works with the phase I and molecular targeted research teams to offer cutting-edge trials for women with advanced breast cancer. 

Dr. Borges oversees trials on the significant problem of young women’s breast cancer, which carries a higher risk for metastatic recurrence and death. Dr. Borges has over 20 years of experience as a translational researcher with expertise in preclinical translational tumor immunology and cancer biology, novel translational research clinical trial design, and epidemiologic outcomes. 

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Experience & Accolades

Expertise

  • Medical Oncology, Breast Cancer

Education

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey 
    • Doctor of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1993

Experience

  • University of Colorado 
    • Physician, Associate Professor, Director of the Young Women’s Breast Cancer Translational Program, 2003-Present
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