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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. ...

brain tumours

Brain tumours « Neuro-Oncology is above all a multidisciplinary approach at the centre of which the quality of life of the patient is crucial »  Dr Philippe Martinive Clinic Director How we treat brain tumours The Institut Jules Bordet treats both primary brain cancers and brain metastases. Medical imaging plays a major role in this treatment because, in the brain, accurate definition of the tumour is crucial. ...

Day hospital

Oncological day hospital     Our role The aim of the oncology day hospital is to avoid hospitalisation with night stays while limiting the impact of the disease and its treatments on the personal, family, social and professional life of patients with cancer. The following may be carried out in the Day Hospital: Conventional anti-cancer treatments (chemotherapy, targeted treatm...

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.) ...

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...

bordet new

A new building for the Institut Jules Bordet Exclusive images of the new Jules Bordet Institute! Watch the video and discover the major project for the new Jules Bordet Institute. Magnificent images of the construction work on the   80,000 m² dedicated exclusively to cancer are accompanied by explanations on how the project was conceived to combine excellence of patient care with optimal well-being for patients and care staff. ...

history bordet

History of the Institut Jules Bordet, a pioneer in cancer research Since it was founded in 1939, the Institut Bordet has always remained loyal to its pioneering role in the fight against cancer. With this complex disease, the lives of patients and caregivers do more than simply cross paths, they become entwined. Here are some of the key dates in the history of the Institut Bordet – an institution that is proud of its past but which always looks resolutely towards the future. Creation of the Institut Jules BordetToday, the Institut Bordet remains Belgium’s only integrated, monospecialist cancer hospital. The European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) is established by Professor TagnonToday, the EORTC includes around 300 institutions which work together to develop the best possible therapeutic str...

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...

Clinical Trials Conduct Unit (CTCU)

Clinical Trials Conduct Unit (CTCU) Our rol The role of the Clinical Trials Conduct Unit (CTCU) is to conduct clinical studies in a professional manner, in compliance with European Directives, regulations and Good Clinical Practice – GCP). These clinical studies are carried out in collaboration with pharmaceutical firms and/or academic partners. The Institut Bordet also implements its own clin...

Intensive care unit

Intensive care unit Our role The mission of the Intensive Oncological Care Unit at the Institut Jules Bordet is:  Care for severe complications of cancer and of its treatments; complications of a nature to be life threatening,  Surveillance of patients suffering from cancer who are undergoing treatment that poses a risk, such as surgery or heavy medical treatment.  The unit, which provides i...

Oncological emergencies

Oncological emergencies Our role The mission of oncological emergencies at the Institut Jules Bordet is to care for patients consulting for a medical emergency relating to their cancerous disease or its treatment. After being examined in the emergency room, possibly followed by a number of additional examinations, the patient will either be allowed to return home with the appropriate treatment...

Clinical Trials Support Unit (CTSU)

Clinical trials support unit (CTSU) Our role The Clinical Trials Support Unit (CTSU) is an operational support unit for academic clinical research into all types of cancer. Certain scientific questions of interest to patients can only be understood by means of academic research. This academic research must comply with all quality standards and legal and regulatory requirements applicable to re...

ICSO

Coordination nurses in oncological care (ICSO) THE ROLE OF THE ICSO NURSE To ensure efficient and quality care for all patients, the Jules Bordet Institute has put into place a team of ICSO nurses (Coordination nurses in oncological care) charged with overseeing care for the Institute's cancer patients.The Institute's ICSO nurses all hold a nursing degree with a specialisation in onc...

Logistic and deliveries

Logistic and deliveries Deliveries Deliveries to the Jules Bordet Institute take place: from 7.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.00 at the CHU Saint-Pierre, rue Haute 290 – 1000 Brussels   About the Pharmacy from 8h30 to 17h00 It concerns the Pharmacy of the Institut Jules Bordet (floor -1) ...

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...

Internal medicine

Internal medicine Our role The mission of the Institut Jules Bordet's Department of Internal Medicine is to assume responsibilitiy regarding: Organising, with senior doctors from other specialities, the hospital's medical activity and support for undergraduate and postgraduate students  Coordinating the various sister medical specialities of internal medicine, with the exception of...

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...

Nursing placements

Nursing placements Applying for a placement at the Department of Nursing Would you like the work experience of a placement at the Jules Bordet Institute? If so, you can send your application to Goossens Carine : carine.goossens@bordet.be,  with a copy for Van Hecke Kathy : kathy.vanhecke@bordet.be ...