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Transplantation unit - hematology

Transplantation unit (Hematology) Our rol There are two types of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: autotransplantation: autologous transplantation, using stem cells taken from the patient, allotransplantation: allogenic transplantation,  using stem cells taken from a compatible brother or sister (known as a family or related transplant), or the stem cells of a voluntary and anonymous do...

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 ...

Medical oncology

Medical Oncology Clinic Our role The Institut Bordet Medical Oncology Clinic has a number of roles: diagnosis and therapeutic care of patients with solid tumours overseeing administration of cancer medication for in-patients and out-patients monitoring patients during and after their treatment. The Clinic takes a multidisciplinary approach. Therapeutic decisions are made in consultation with ...

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 ...

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...

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...

practical informations

Practical informations Your visit to the Institut Jules Bordet Documents to take with you Identity ...

Medical Imagery

Radiology – Medical Imaging Our role The radiology department of the Institut Jules Bordet  brings together the various medical imaging techniques, except for nuclear medicine. The techniques concerned are: conventional radiology (radiography including mammography and bone densitometry), tomodensitometry (X-ray scanning),  ultrasound (ultrasound imaging), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). A...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Cell therapy unit - hematology

Cell therapy unit (Hematology) Our rol The hematological cell therapy unit (U.T.C.H.) is a platform dedicated to translating new cell therapies into reliable and effective treatment that increases the survival rate of cancer patients as a result of innovative approaches. The unit's functioning is closely integrated with that of the apheresis unit upstream and the clinical transplantation ...

Urological cancers

Male urological and genital cancers “Our patients are supported by a team of medical and paramedical specialists.”      Dr Alexandre Peltier, UROLOGICAL SURGEON How we treat male urological and genital cancers Urogenital cancers are tumours that develop in the urinary or genital system. ...

prostate cancers

Prostate cancers “Our aim is to preserve the patient’s quality of life while treating the tumour as effectively as possible.”   Dr Alexandre Peltier, Urological surgeon How we treat the prostate cancers Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. The Institut Jules Bordet has the cutting-edge technology needed to detect and treat these tumours. ...

neuroendocrine tumours

Neuroendocrine tumours “A neuroendocrine tumour is a particular kind of digestive cancer that requires very specific management.”  Dr Alain Hendlisz, Coordinator of the Digestive Tumour CMO, Institut Bordet. How we treat neuroendocrine tumours Although often situated in an organ of the digestive tract, neuroendocrine tumours behave differently from other digestive cancers and must often be treated in a specific way. ...

head neck cancers

ENT cancers of the head and neck « Providing comprehensive care for the patient is important for our multidisciplinary team but equally important is providing it without delay ... »  Delphine Talmon, Oncological Care Coordinating Nurse (ICSO) How we treat ENT cancers of the head and neck Head and neck cancers include all tumours that develop in the upper aerodigestive tract and ENT (ear, nose and throat) system: tongue, cheek, palate, nose, sinuses, salivary glands, larynx, pharynx, etc. ...

liver cancers

Liver cancers “A surgeon never takes the decision to operate on their own. The management of hepatic tumours is always multidisciplinary.”  Dr Vincent Donckier, Hepatobiliary surgeon and head of surgery, Institut Bordet. How we treat liver cancers There are 2 types of hepatic cancer: primary liver cancer and hepatic metastases originating from other primary tumours. Surgery is the major treatment for these cancers but it is limited by the need to conserve sufficient functional liver tissue. Other therapies may be combined with surgery. ...

thyroid cancer

Thyroid cancers “The therapeutic strategy depends largely on the risk of persistence or recurrence of the disease.”  Dr Giuseppe Costante, Endocrinologist and Head of Thyroid Cancer at the EURACAN Project. How we treat thyroid cancers The Institut Jules Bordet treats all types of thyroid cancer. The great majority can be cured but require correct assessment of the risk of recurrence and follow-up care for life. ...