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Bekales Prize 2021

14/09/2021 Basile Stamatopoulos, researcher at the  Jules Bordet Institute, receives the Bekales Prize This 11 September, the Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine awarded the Bekales Prize to Prof. Basile Stamatopoulos, Doctor of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine and researcher at the Clinical Cellular Therapy Research Laboratory of the Jules Bordet Institute, the…
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The MyPeBS clinical study: for a new breast cancer screening strategy?

Press Release (30/08/2021)  The MyPeBS clinical study: for a new breast cancer screening strategy?  30 August 2021 - The aim of MyPeBS  (My Personal Breast Cancer Screening) is to evaluate a breast cancer screening strategy based on individual risk.    A total of 27 international partners are participating in MyPeBS. The clinical study is taking place in six countries (Belgium, France, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain, Israel) and is…
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Discover our magazine on the new Jules Bordet Institute 

17/08/2021 The Jules Bordet Institute, the reference centre in the fight against cancer in Belgium, is publishing a magazine on its plans to move to a brand new building. Discover more about this ambitious project!  After more than 80 years active in the heart of Brussels (Porte de Hal), the Jules Bordet Institute is moving to a new building to pursue its major role in the fight against cancer and to respond to major developments in patient…
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Delivery of the first MRI-Linac in Belgium to the New Jules Bordet Institute!

10/08/2021 Delivery of the first MRI-Linac in Belgium to the Radiotherapy Department of the New Jules Bordet Institute! This very latest radiotherapy equipment combines the benefits of a linear particle accelerator and the precision of an MRI system. It will enable the Institute to adapt treatment on a daily basis as a tumour evolves and thereby protect healthy tissue to a maximum. One more step towards perfecting our cancer treatment and the…
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First results of the European AURORA study

Press Release (28/06/2021)  First results of the European AURORA study: towards a better understanding of the molecular changes driving metastatic breast cancer Brussels, 28/06/2021 - The comprehensive analyses of data from the first 381 patients included in the AURORA research programme have revealed important molecular and clinical features that shed more light on metastatic breast cancer (MBC) and how it evolves. The detailed results have…
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The new Jules Bordet Institut : Hospitalisation focused on the comfort

23/06/2021 Hospitalisation focused on the comfort and well-being of patients and their loved ones. The new Jules Bordet Institute proposes 250 conventional hospitalisation beds, including 172 single rooms, and 43 beds for day hospitalisations, including 31 single rooms to ensure calm and confidentiality during treatment. The new Jules Bordet Institute was built around the needs of cancer patients on the basis of care pathways adapted…
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A few tips to avoid melanoma

09/06/2021 Here are a few tips to avoid melanoma now that spring has sprung. The first rays of sunshine have already made their appearance in Belgium these past weeks. It's perfect weather for showing off one's legs and shoulders, but in moderation, and above all with protection! It's also the opportunity for Institut Jules Bordet, a centre specialised in the fight against cancer, to go over the basics of sun protection. While we all know we…
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World No Tobacco Day

Press Release (28/05/2021)  The health crisis is a good opportunity to stop smoking.
On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day the Jules Bordet Institute is making the connection between Covid-19 and stopping smoking  Brussels, 28 May 2021 – For more than a year now Covid-19 has disrupted our lives, jeopardising our health, limiting our social contacts, interfering with our day-to-day lives and changing our way of working. Yet the…
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Innovative technique for the radiation therapy of breast cancer

News published on 03/05/2021 Innovative technique for the radiation therapy of breast cancer: for a better saving of healthy tissue    The Bordet Institute's radiotherapy department, in cooperation with Ghent University Hospital (UZ Gent), is studying an innovative technique for the radiation therapy of breast cancer that aims to reduce the irradiation received by healthy tissue. The Institute is now proposing, for patients requiring…
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Les hôpitaux publics bruxellois du réseau IRIS soutiennent les médecins spécialistes en formation

29/04/2021 Les hôpitaux publics bruxellois du réseau IRIS soutiennent des conditions de travail décentes pour les médecins spécialistes en formation et leur bonne intégration dans les équipes de soins lors de leurs stages Depuis quelques mois, des négociations sont en cours à propos du statut des médecins assistants candidats spécialisation (MACS). L’objectif, qui est de mettre en place un contrat de travail et de stage homogène dans tout le…
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