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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

Cares and accompaniment ​​​​​​​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...

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 Cancer Prevention and Screening Primary and secondary ...

support

Supporting research Our principal sponsors ...

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 medicine Nur...

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 be no...

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

Organigram of the Institute Organigram Management COMPOSITIONGeneral management M. S. RILLAERTS, General Director   Medical management Dr D. DE VALERIOLA, General Medical Director ...

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 ...

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. ...

breast cancers

Breast cancers “Our patients receive support at every level, including psychological support”   Dr Martine Piccart, Medical Oncologist and Scientific Director How we treat breast cancers In Belgium, one woman in eight will develop breast cancer over the course of her life. The Institut Jules Bordet treats around 700 women a year. Our multidisciplinary teams were pioneers in a number of diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to these cancers. ...

thorax cancers

Cancers of the lungs and thoracic cavity “The therapeutic strategy depends on the type of cancer, its extent and the patient’s general state of health.”  Dr Thierry Berghmans, Head of the Thoracic Oncology Clinic How we treat cancers of the lungs and thoracic cavity Thanks to extensive internal and external collaboration, the Institut Bordet is able to treat all cancers of the thoracic cavity, including lung cancer.Several types of cancer can develop in the thorax: small and large cell lung (or “bronchial”) cancer, pulmonary metastases originating in other primary tumours and rare tumours such as cancer of the thymus, mesothelioma, pleura, etc. ...

blood cancer

Blood cell cancers “As we now understand these cancers much better than before, we are able to cure more and more of them.”   Dr Dominique Bron, Head of Haemato-oncology at the Institut Jules Bordet. How we treat blood cell cancers The Institut Jules Bordet treats all haematological cancers, ie blood cell and lymphatic cancers. ...