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Facing cancer: eat and move!

Press release (12/11/2020)  Facing cancer: eat and move! Brussels, November 12, 2020 – On 12 November, the Jules Bordet Institute, the Belgian reference centre in the fight against cancer, is participating in Nutrition Day. The occasion to again stress the essential link between healthy eating combined with regular physical exercise and treatment against cancer. Eat and move: two health "assets" that are in your hands when facing this disease…
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Respect and protect one other!

05/11/2020 Respect and protect one other. We understand that you want to visit a loved one who is in hospital or to accompany them to an appointment to offer support. If we are refusing access this is to protect your loved one as well as all other patients and staff.  All members of the Jules Bordet Institute and the care staff in particular need support, understanding and goodwill during this period of crisis.  At all times and in all…
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You have an appointment at the Bordet Institute? Then you should attend for the appointment as usual!

05/11/2020 You have an appointment at the Jules Bordet Institute? If you have not been contacted and informed that it is rescheduled then you should attend for the appointment as usual!  Whatever the type of appointment (consultation / examination of medico-technical procedure / test), if you have not been notified that it is rescheduled then it still stands.  Except in exceptional situations decided by your doctor, we ask you to come alone…
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Movember 2020

02/11/2020 The Jules Bordet Institute supports the Movember campaign The Jules Bordet Institute fully supports  the Movember international campaign that, every year in the month of November, alerts public opinion to male cancers and raises funds for research into such male diseases as prostate cancer.    This year it is more necessary than ever to stress the importance of screening for prostate cancer and to encourage men to discuss this with…
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Covid19 : Call for volunteers

30/10/2020 Covid19 –The public hospitals in Brussels need you once again! Our country is now facing the full force of the second wave of the Covid19 pandemic.  To relieve our staff at work or to assist them with their with domestic tasks, any help would be much appreciated (whether you are a health professional or not).  Join the volunteer platform ! 
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Infographic- Personalised breast cancer screening

Press release (27/10/2020) What exactly do we mean by personalised breast cancer screening?  Infographic of the Jules Bordet Institute, an integrated multidisciplinary centre dedicated entirely to cancerous diseases. Breast cancer is the commonest form of cancer among women. The sooner it is diagnosed the better the chances of recovery. But we are not all equal when it comes to the risk of developing breast cancer. That is why it is…
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COVID-19 : Visits not permitted from Saturday 17/10/2020

16/10/2020 Coronavirus COVID-19 :
Visitors are no longer permitted at the Jules Bordet Institute from Saturday 17/10/2020 To protect patients and members of staff following the increase in the number of persons testing positive for Covid-19, visits to patients hospitalised at the Jules Bordet Institute are no longer permitted from Saturday 17 October 2020, except in special cases (in which case you should contact the care personnel…
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OncLive® inducts the Giants of Cancer Care® 2020

Press release (09/10/2020)  OncLive® inducts the Giants of Cancer Care® 2020 : The award in the Breast Cancer category goes to Professor Martine Piccart, Director of Scientific Research at the Jules Bordet Institute 09/10/2020 - OncLive®, the international multimedia information platform dedicated to oncology, has announced the eighth annual Giants of Cancer Care® class of inductees. Every year this recognition programme honours 15 leaders of…
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Prof. Martine Piccart gives an update on breast cancer research

Press release (05/10/2020)  Breast cancer research is progressing and enabling breast clinics to propose a tailor-made treatment for many cancers Brussels, 5 October 2020 – Professor Martine Piccart, Director of Scientific Research at the Jules Bordet Institute, details the very real progress that is enabling breast clinics to propose an increasingly personalised treatment plan, coupled with a significant de-escalation of treatment for…
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2020 Scientific Report - Jules Bordet Institute

Thursday 10/09/2020 Jules Bordet Institute – 2020 Scientific Report Leading-edge research and ambitious projects in the service of the fight against cancer  Translational research and clinical research are part of the Jules Bordet Institute's ADN as it seeks to rapidly bring research discoveries to the patient's bedside. This 2016-2019 scientific report reflects the spirit of commitment and collaboration of the Institute's health…
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