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Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care

Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Department Our role The anaesthetist’s work is often little known but it is fundamental for the patient’s well-being. Indeed, before anything else, it is the anaesthetist who evaluates the patient’s state of health before, during and after the operation, the surgeon being primarily concerned with the organ to be operated on. Before the operation: the first e...

Hematology

Hematology department Our rol The Institut Bordet Clinical Haematology Department specialises in determining and treating diseases of the blood.The Institut Bordet is committed to the treatment of these diseases and to offering patients high-quality, individual treatment.In addition to the traditional approach to blood diseases, the Institut is also engaged in the development of innovative and...

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy Our role Radiotherapy remains one of the 3 pillars of treatment for patients affected by cancer. Half of all patients will undergo radiotherapy at one time or another. Radiotherapy may be used to treat cancer, improve quality of life and even to alleviate certain types of pain. Radiotherapy uses the properties of ionizing radiation. Recent technological advances and a better under...

Nurse department

Nursing department Our rol The mission of the Institut Bordet Department of Nursing is to provide comprehensive care for patients affected by cancer and to deliver high-quality, adapted and personalised nursing care as part of a multidisciplinary team. The Department also seeks to promote the skills, motivation and empowerment of its nursing staff and carers.Nursing care is delivered according...

Surgery

Surgery department Our rol The principal mission of the Institut Bordet Department of Surgery is the surgical treatment of cancerous diseases. More specifically, our surgeons strive to: offer leading-edge surgical techniques in the treatment of cancer; integrate surgery into global cancer treatment; encourage approaches combining surgery and other treatments such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy,...

Urology

Urology department Our role The Urology Department is responsible for the medical and surgical treatment of pathologies associated with the male and female urinary tract and the male genitalia.Its activities are essentially diagnosis and treatment and the monitoring of cancerous and non-cancerous conditions affecting the prostate, kidneys, bladder and male genitalia.As our work is principally ...

Experimental Haematology Laboratory

Experimental Haematology Laboratory (HEMEXP) Description The Experimental Haematology Laboratory is dedicated to fundamental and applied research in the field of haematology and immunology. It operates in symbiosis with the Institut Bordet Haematology Clinic. One of the Laboratory’s strengths lies in the very tight interaction between researchers, the Haematology cell therapy unit (UTCH) and t...

Molecular Immunology Laboratory

Molecular Immunology Laboratory (MIU) Overview The Molecular Immunology Laboratory strives to improve our understanding of the immune response in cancer and how it can be manipulated to the benefit of the patients. It investigates lymphocyte activities in several clinical conditions:  First, by studying the organization and cellular state of CD4+ T cells and germinal center B cells infiltratin...

Clinical Cellular Therapy Research Laboratory (LTCC)

Clinical Cellular Therapy Research Laboratory (LTCC) Description The Institut Bordet Clinical Cellular Therapy Research Laboratory (LTCC) is dedicated to fundamental and translational research in the fields of haematology and immunology cellular therapy. The LTCC’s main objectives concern: study of the interaction between leukaemic cells and their microenvironment; establishment of new prognos...

Laboratory of Oncology and Experimental Surgery (LOCE)

Laboratory of Oncology and Experimental Surgery (LOCE) Description The Laboratory of Oncology and Experimental Surgery (LOCE) is a laboratory at the Institut Bordet recognised by the ULB Faculty of Medicine. It specialises in research into malignant melanoma and pigment cells in general. It combines fundamental research with preclinical and translational research. The LOCE has a self-contained...

Infectious diseases

Clinic of infectious diseases Our role The objective of the infectious diseases clinic at the Institut Jules Bordet is to prevent and treat the infectious complications occurring in cancer patients, whether they are connected with the cancer itself or with its treatment (chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery, etc.) ...

Nuclear medicine

Nuclear Medicine Our role The nuclear medicine department of the Institut Jules Bordet offers patients diagnostic tests of the functional or molecular type, as well as treatments with targeted molecular radiotherapy.  The diagnostic tests differ from those carried out in the Radiology Department in that they involve the intravenous administration of substances labelled with radioactive isotope...

Tumour Bank

Tumour Bank Tumour bank How to easily participate in cancer research?  Our rol ...

skin cancers

Skin cancers “Our patients are monitored on all levels: medically, of course, but also psychologically and aesthetically, etc.”   Dr Joseph Kerger, Coordinator of the “skin” COM of the Institut Jules Bordet. How we treat skin cancers The Institut Jules Bordet treats all skin cancers: melanomas, spinocellular carcinomas, basocellular carcinomas, Merkel cell carcinomas, etc. ...

Cancer Prevention and Screening

Cancer prevention and screening In Europe, 1 man in 3 and 1 woman in 4 will develop cancer before the age of 75. You can reduce and control this risk. So put the odds in your favour!   Dr Jean-Benoît Burrion Head of Prevention & Screening Clinic Primary and secondary ...

Psycho-oncology

Psycho-oncology clinic Our role The objectives of the Psycho-Oncology Clinic of the Institut Jules Bordet are: the psychological and psychiatric management of the patients and/or those close to them, the development of clinical research projects, healthcare-provider/patient communication training and psycho-oncology training in general. The common objective of the psychiatrists, psychologists,...

Oncogenetic

Oncogenetic clinic You do not inherit a cancer, you inherit an increased risk of developing a cancer.  Daphné t’Kint de Roodenbeke Head of the Oncogenetic Clinic Oncogenetics: Is cancer hereditary? ...

Supportive and palliative cares

Clinic of supportive and palliative cares Our rol Once limited to end-of-life, supportive care is now at the heart of cancer treatment at the Institut Bordet. And this includes from the start of treatment. The Supportive and Palliative Care Clinic provides continuing comfort care aimed at controlling and alleviating the symptoms and consequences of cancer and of certain treatments: pain, diges...

Ethics committee

The Ethics Committee     Our role The Institut Jules Bordet Ethics Committee is an independent body whose role includes: monitoring and advising on ethical aspects of hospital care practices; assisting in decision-making on ethical aspects of individual cases; giving its opinion on all protocols for experimentation on humans prior to implementation.The opinions of the Ethics ...

Administrative Research Management Unit (UGAR)

Administrative Research Management Unit (UGAR) Our role The Institut Bordet Administrative Research Management Unit (UGAR) is a centralised unit for the management of research. It pr...