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Movember 2021

08/11/2021 The Jules Bordet Institute lends its full support to the international Movember campaign that every year alerts public opinion to male cancers and raises funds for research into such male diseases as prostate cancer.  There is no mistaking the figures: Prostrate cancer is the second most common cancer after breast cancer with more than 10,000 new cases recorded every year in Belgium. It cannot be stressed enough that  early…
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Nutrition Day 2021

08/11/2021 When facing cancer, think of the trio: healthy diet, physical exercise and healthy weight  The Jules Bordet Institute, reference centre in the fight against cancer, is supporting Nutrition Day with a reminder of three essential factors to be considered when facing cancer: a healthy diet, regular physical exercise and maintaining a healthy weight.  When facing cancer, be sure to follow a healthy diet 
The malnutrition…
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Sunday 17 October is the day you can come and discover the brand new Jules Bordet Institute

11/10/2021 Sunday 17 October is the day you can come and discover the brand new Jules Bordet Institute, the reference centre in the fight against cancer in Belgium. 
Covid Safe Event: Advance booking and Covid Safe ticket required I want to book What:  The Jules Bordet Institute, the internationally renowned multidisciplinary university hospital for the fight against cancer, invites you to discover its new Institute located on…
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Bekales Prize 2021

14/09/2021 Basile Stamatopoulos, researcher at the  Jules Bordet Institute, receives the Bekales Prize This 11 September, the Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine awarded the Bekales Prize to Prof. Basile Stamatopoulos, Doctor of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine and researcher at the Clinical Cellular Therapy Research Laboratory of the Jules Bordet Institute, the…
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The MyPeBS clinical study: for a new breast cancer screening strategy?

Press Release (30/08/2021)  The MyPeBS clinical study: for a new breast cancer screening strategy?  30 August 2021 - The aim of MyPeBS  (My Personal Breast Cancer Screening) is to evaluate a breast cancer screening strategy based on individual risk.    A total of 27 international partners are participating in MyPeBS. The clinical study is taking place in six countries (Belgium, France, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain, Israel) and is…
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Discover our magazine on the new Jules Bordet Institute 

17/08/2021 The Jules Bordet Institute, the reference centre in the fight against cancer in Belgium, is publishing a magazine on its plans to move to a brand new building. Discover more about this ambitious project!  After more than 80 years active in the heart of Brussels (Porte de Hal), the Jules Bordet Institute is moving to a new building to pursue its major role in the fight against cancer and to respond to major developments in patient…
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Delivery of the first MRI-Linac 1.5 Tesla in Belgium to the New Jules Bordet Institute!

10/08/2021 Delivery of the first MRI-Linac 1.5 Tesla in Belgium to the Radiotherapy Department of the New Jules Bordet Institute! This very latest radiotherapy equipment combines the benefits of a linear particle accelerator and the precision of an MRI system. It will enable the Institute to adapt treatment on a daily basis as a tumour evolves and thereby protect healthy tissue to a maximum. One more step towards perfecting our cancer…
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First results of the European AURORA study

Press Release (28/06/2021)  First results of the European AURORA study: towards a better understanding of the molecular changes driving metastatic breast cancer Brussels, 28/06/2021 - The comprehensive analyses of data from the first 381 patients included in the AURORA research programme have revealed important molecular and clinical features that shed more light on metastatic breast cancer (MBC) and how it evolves. The detailed results have…
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The new Jules Bordet Institut : Hospitalisation focused on the comfort

23/06/2021 Hospitalisation focused on the comfort and well-being of patients and their loved ones. The new Jules Bordet Institute proposes 250 conventional hospitalisation beds, including 172 single rooms, and 43 beds for day hospitalisations, including 31 single rooms to ensure calm and confidentiality during treatment. The new Jules Bordet Institute was built around the needs of cancer patients on the basis of care pathways adapted…
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A few tips to avoid melanoma

09/06/2021 Here are a few tips to avoid melanoma now that spring has sprung. The first rays of sunshine have already made their appearance in Belgium these past weeks. It's perfect weather for showing off one's legs and shoulders, but in moderation, and above all with protection! It's also the opportunity for Institut Jules Bordet, a centre specialised in the fight against cancer, to go over the basics of sun protection. While we all know we…
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