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dietetics

Dietetics department Our role The role of the Dietetics Department is to ensure that the patient remains in good nutritional condition throughout the course of treatment by ensuring an optimal diet in terms of quality and quantity.  Our aim is also to increase patient awareness to avoid any involuntary weight loss (or in some cases weight gain) and to avoid restrictive or non-validated diets....

Dietetics FAQ

Find out more about nutrition and cancer Cancer is one of the world's most widespread diseases In addition to genetic causes, many environmental factors can increase the risk of developing a cancer. These include diet that can play an important role in preventing cancer, during cancer treatment and after cancer.There are many recommendations on diet and cancer, often very divergent and so...

The health networks

The health networks The Jules Bordet Institute is connected to the Brussels health network (Abrumet), through which it can communicate with other national and regional health networks approved by the Belgian federal platform.    ​​​​​​​You have received a text message from the Jules Bordet Institute about your registration on a health network? ...

Pharmacy

Pharmacy Our rol The Jules Bordet Institute’s pharmacy fulfils  a number of roles:  Supplying the care units with medicines and medical devices while ensuring that the professional and legal standards for the use of pharmaceutical products are respected.  The production of sterile preparations of anti-cancer treatment for injection while guaranteeing their quality and safety.  Supplying out...

Ergotherapy

Occupational therapy Our rol The occupational therapists at the Jules Bordet Institute accompany patients with reduced  independence. They assist them in readapting to their daily and social life through practical everyday activities while taking into account individual potential and the constraints of the environment. Occupational therapists work in multidisciplinary teams and on the basis of...

Research

Research Since its foundation, the Institut Jules Bordet has always strived to understand the cellular mechanisms involved in cancer and to improve cancer treatments. By collaborating closely with healthcare professionals and doctors from all fields of medicine, researchers at the Institut Bordet are able to offer patients the latest innovations derived from scientific research. «The projects carried out by researchers at the Institut Bordet are exceptional in their cross-disciplinary nature and inventiveness. Driving healthcare forward and exploring all possible research avenues – this is the approach we take at the Institut Bordet. »     Martine Piccart  Research Director How research helps to move cancer treatment forward At the Institut Jules Bordet, research is both clinical and translational. It is a highly organised activity mobilising and involving numerous health professionals, as well as patients. ...

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   ...

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. ...

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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 ...

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 How to get to the new Institute? From 28 November 2021, the Jules Bordet Institute is moving to the Erasmus campus in Anderlecht. From this date all the Institute's activities will take place at Rue Meylemeersh n°90, 1070 Anderlecht. To get to the new Institute or c...

Organisation of the Institute Jules Bordet

Organigram of the Jules Bordet Institute Organigram Management COMPOSITION General management M. F. DE DREE, General Director, a. i. Medical management Dr D. DE VALERIOLA, Gene...

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. Anne-Pascale Meert, Head of the Internal Medicine Clinic and Director of the 2nd and 3rd Master’s Internal Medicine at the Institut Jules Bordet    The Institut Jules Bordet, university hospital Our formations ...

Jobs

Work at the Institut Jules Bordet I apply for the Pharmacy department- Discover the testimonial of Amber, hospital pharmacist at the institute - Discover the testimonial of Marie-Valentine, hospital pharmacist at the Institute I apply for the nursing department- Discover the testimonial of Christophe, nurse at the Jules Bordet Institute - Discover the testimonial of Olivia, nurse at the Jules Bordet Institute  I apply for the research department- Discover the testimonial of Berline, Clinical Trial Assistant at the Institute - Discover the testimonial of Tabatha, Clinical Trial Assistant at the Institute ...

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. ...

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. ...

Lung and thorax cancers

Lung and thorax cancers “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. ...