Dr. Borges is the educational coordinator for the Division of Medical Oncology, an Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency and Director of the Internal Medicine Resident Research Program. Her research centers around clinical breast cancer research including clinical trials with anti-endocrine therapies, novel biologic drug and immunotherapies. The breast research program participates in SWOG, NSABP, RTOG and intergroup studies, of which she is an active member.
The Borges Lab is focused on the development of novel vaccines and combination immunotherapy for breast cancer and also, though collaborative programs, on potential biologic differences and therapeutic targets for young women's’ breast cancer.
Murthy RK, Loi S, Okines A, Paplomata E, Hamilton E, Hurvitz SA, Lin NU, Borges V, Abramson V, Anders C, Bedard PL, Oliveira M, Jakobsen E, Bachelot T, Shachar SS, Müller V, Braga S, Duhoux FP, Greil R, Cameron D, Carey LA, Curigliano G, Gelmon K, Hortobagyi G, Krop I, Loibl S, Pegram M, Slamon D, Palanca-Wessels MC, Walker L, Feng W, Winer EP. Tucatinib, Trastuzumab, and Capecitabine for HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer. N Engl J Med. 2020 Feb 13;382(7):597-609. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1914609. Epub 2019 Dec 11. Erratum in: N Engl J Med. 2020 Feb 6;382(6):586. PMID: 31825569.
Lin NU, Borges V, Anders C, Murthy RK, Paplomata E, Hamilton E, Hurvitz S, Loi S, Okines A, Abramson V, Bedard PL, Oliveira M, Mueller V, Zelnak A, DiGiovanna MP, Bachelot T, Chien AJ, O'Regan R, Wardley A, Conlin A, Cameron D, Carey L, Curigliano G, Gelmon K, Loibl S, Mayor J, McGoldrick S, An X, Winer EP. Intracranial Efficacy and Survival With Tucatinib Plus Trastuzumab and Capecitabine for Previously Treated HER2-Positive Breast Cancer With Brain Metastases in the HER2CLIMB Trial. J Clin Oncol. 2020 Aug 10;38(23):2610-2619. doi: 10.1200/JCO.20.00775. Epub 2020 May 29. PMID: 32468955.
Borges VF, Ferrario C, Aucoin N, Falkson C, Khan Q, Krop I, Welch S, Conlin A, Chaves J, Bedard PL, Chamberlain M, Gray T, Vo A, Hamilton E. Tucatinib Combined With Ado-Trastuzumab Emtansine in Advanced ERBB2/HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Phase 1b Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncol. 2018 Sep 1;4(9):1214-1220. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.1812. PMID: 29955792.