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Lymphology clinic

Lymphology clinic Our role The Institut Bordet Lymphology Clinic brings together doctors and paramedical professionals who offer a structured, multidisciplinary response to lymphatic disorders and to questions about the lymphatic system that certain cancer patients may ask. The Clinic also offers its services to individuals with primary lymphoedema, lipolymphoedema and secondary lymphoedema fo...

digestive cancers

Digestive tract cancers “Combining several treatments increases the chance of a cure and reduces recurrence of digestive cancer.”    Dr Alain Hendlisz, Coordinator of the Digestive CMO, Institut Jules Bordet. How we treat digestive tract cancers All the digestive organs can be affected by cancer: the oesophagus, stomach, pancreas, gall bladder and bile ducts, the small intestine, large intestine (colon) … even the anal margin. Management of these tumours is always multidisciplinary.  ...

Research

Research Since its foundation, the Institut Jules Bordet has always strived to understand the cellular mechanisms involved in cancer and to improve cancer treatments. By collaborating closely with healthcare professionals and doctors from all fields of medicine, researchers at the Institut Bordet are able to offer patients the latest innovations derived from scientific research. «The projects carried out by researchers at the Institut Bordet are exceptional in their cross-disciplinary nature and inventiveness. Driving healthcare forward and exploring all possible research avenues – this is the approach we take at the Institut Bordet. »     Martine Piccart  Research Director How research helps to move cancer treatment forward At the Institut Jules Bordet, research is both clinical and translational. It is a highly organised activity mobilising and involving numerous health professionals, as well as patients. ...

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,...

Jules Bordet Institute

The Institut Jules Bordet A pioneering centre in Belgium’s fight against cancer “The Institut Jules Bordet is an integrated, multidisciplinary centre, unique in Belgium and which enjoys an international reputation. The hospital is devoted entirely to patients affected by cancer. For more than 75 years, our teams have been offering patients leading-edge diagnostic and therapeutic strategies in the prevention, screening and active treatment of all types of cancer. The Institut Bordet also carries out important research activities which every year lead to major discoveries, as well as providing high-level, specialised university training.” Our missions A new building for the Institut Jules Bordet   ...

accompaniment

Supporting care With the medical teams, many other healthcare professionals support the patients. They are dedicated to help patients in managing their illness and treatments, and to promote their wellbeing. ICSOs Cancer care nurse coordinators (ICSOs) play an important role in each patient’s care pathway.They coordinate patient care among the different healthcare providers dealing with each patient’s case: doctors, paramedical staff (psychologists, dieticians, physiotherapists, etc) and administrative staff. ICSOs also liaise between the Institut Bordet and any external care...

Second opinion

Requesting a second opinion “Seeking a second opinion is a patient’s right.”    Dr Dominique de Valeriola, General Medical Director, Institut Jules Bordet Second opinion Every year, many patients request a second opinion from the multidisciplinary team of the Institut Jules Bordet. ...

after cancer

and after cancer ... “As well as follow-up care, our patients are offered many types of support, after treatment too.”  Dr Dominique de Valeriola, General Medical Director, Institut Jules Bordet Medical care after cancer After treatment, when medical examinations show no more sign of cancer, the patient is considered to be in remission. It is then that post-cancer care begins. ...

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 ...

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department

Discover our teams   CARE AND DIAGNOSTIC DEPARTMENTS Anatomical pathology Anesthesiology - reanimation Ergotherapy Intensive cares and medical emergencies Hematology Cell Therapy unit Transplantation unit Apheresis unit Internal medicine Intensive care Oncological emergencies Clinic of Internal medicine Infectious diseases Logopedy Lymphology Medical imagery Nuclear medic...

Breast cancer translational research laboratory JC Heuson

Breast Cancer Translational Research Laboratory J.C. Heuson Description The aim of the Institut Bordet J.-C. Heuson Breast Cancer Translational Research Laboratory (BCTL) is to facilitate the transfer of scientific discoveries about breast cancer that are made in the laboratory into clinical practice. It seeks to improve the molecular characterisation of breast cancer through the use of leadin...

appointment

Making an appointment To make, change or cancel an appointment: Tel : +32 (0)2 541 30 00  from 8.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. or from 1.30 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.   You can also fill in the online form. Once your request has been received, reception will contact you again on these contact details. Making an appointment Cancel/change an appointment The cancellation or changing of an appointment must ...

internationale patiënten

International patients European and non-European patients European patients Documents neededIf you are from a country which is a member of the European Union, it is essential that you bring: Your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC/CEAM) when you go to the hospital, including in the case of an emergency. For a planned hospital stay, you must also bring the S2 form (previously...

Access

Accessibility and contact Institut Jules Bordet How to get there Address Institut Jules Bordet: 121-125,  boulevard de Waterloo – 1000 Brussels   Phone number +32 (0)2 541 31 11 ...

Organisation of the Institute Jules Bordet

Organigram of the Jules Bordet Institute Organigram Management COMPOSITION General management M. F. DE DREE, General Director, a. i. Medical management Dr D. DE VALERIOLA, Gene...

Teaching

Teaching at the Institut Jules Bordet    “Interns are integrated into an organised, multidisciplinary system under the constant supervision of their intern supervisor and his team.”  Prof. Jean-Paul Sculier, Director of the 2nd and 3rd Master’s Internal Medicine Clinic at the Institut Jules Bordet    The Institut Jules Bordet, university hospital Our formations ...

Jobs

Work at the Institut Jules Bordet Working at the Institut Jules Bordet Wishing to evolve in a medical environment with the aim of delivering quality work? Then we invite you to join a dynamic, multicultural and highly qualified team.Whether you are doctors, nurses, paramedics, administrative staff or skilled workers, the Institut offers a very wide variety of employment positions, often unexpected.The Institut Jules Bordet is regularly looking to employ enthusiastic and motivated professionals and support staff. ...

volunteer

Become a volunteer at the Institut Jules Bordet Voluntary work is the free and non-remunerated commitment of persons who act for others or in the collective interest in a framework outside of assistance to family and friends. Voluntary work is not exercised by the same person and for the same organisation in the framework of an employment contract, a service contract or a statutory appointment.    Voluntary work at the Jules Bordet Institute We are seeking voluntary workers for various activities, including reception and orientation.  If you have some free time and the desire to actively support patients and staff at the Jules Bordet Institute then please contact the coordinator at our voluntary workers secretariat for further information on current n...

rare tumours

Rare tumours “The Institut Jules Bordet has long been recognised for its treatment of rare tumours”   Dr Ahmad Awada, Oncologist How we treat rare tumours Rare tumours account for around a quarter of the cancers treated at the Institut Jules Bordet. These cancers require very particular and multidisciplinary treatment. A tumour is described as rare when it affects fewer than 6 people in 100,000. It may appear in an organ or in tissue that is only very rarely affected by cancer (eg: the salivary glands, the penis, etc), or may be situated in an organ where cancer is relatively common but show cell characteristics that are different from those usually observed. ...