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Radiotherapy research unit

Radiotherapy research unit Description The radiotherapy research at the Bordet Institute focuses on the treatment of diverse tumor types, on several levels: preclinical, translational, clinical and technological.The radiotherapy department disposes of a dedicated preclinical research lab that leads research in cellular and animal models, to study radiobiology, the immune effects of radiotherap...

COVID-19 Information for our patients

COVID-19 : Information for our patients Contact COVID19 – Patient info  : +32 (0)2 541 31 11  Information updated on 28/03/2021Infection with the Corona-type virus responsible for the COVID-19 epidemic, known as SARS-COV2, can provoke a variety of responses, ranging from carrying the virus without any symptoms at all to severe breathing difficulties requiring hospitalisation and mechanical ventilation. Are cancer patients more likely to catch the disease? ...

Confidentiality policy

Confidentiality policy What is a cookie? A cookie is a small data file that can be placed on your computer when you visit websites. Cookies can be placed and/or read when you consult a website or mobile application for example or when you install or use a software programme, irrespective of the terminal you are using: computer, smartphone, digital tablet or video game console connected to the...

Our social networks

Our social networks Join us on our  social networks for all our latest news and to exchange and share!    Facebook Subscribe to our Facebook page for news of day-to-day life at the Jules Bordet Institute, including major events: ...

Administrative Research Management Unit (UGAR)

Administrative Research Management Unit (UGAR) Our role The Institut Bordet Administrative Research Management Unit (UGAR) is a centralised unit for the management of research. It pr...

Clinical Trials Support Unit (CTSU)

Clinical trials support unit (CTSU) Our role The Clinical Trials Support Unit (CTSU) is an operational support unit for academic clinical research into all types of cancer. Certain scientific questions of interest to patients can only be understood by means of academic research. This academic research must comply with all quality standards and legal and regulatory requirements applicable to re...

Information Management Unit (UGI)

Information Management Unit (UGI) Our role The Information Management Unit (UGI) provides support to the clinical departments and management of the Institut Bordet.The UGI carries out 4 particular missions:An epidemiology mission – by developing, managing and operating the hospital Cancer Register and by incorporating into it data from multidisciplinary oncological consultations. In so doing i...

bordet new engl

A new building for the Institut Jules Bordet Since the end of November 2021, the Jules Bordet Institute is located on the ULB campus in Anderlecht! The new Institut Jules Bordet, a building for the practice of medical excellence now and in the future. Videos ...

Skin cancers

Skin cancers “The quality of life of our patients is at the centre of our multidisciplinary care”   Prof. Annie Drowart, Coordinator of the “skin” COM of the Institut Jules Bordet. How we treat skin cancers The Institut Jules Bordet treats all skin cancers: melanomas, spinocellular carcinomas, basocellular carcinomas, Merkel cell carcinomas, etc. ...

Clinical Trials Conduct Unit (CTCU)

Clinical Trials Conduct Unit (CTCU) Our rol The role of the Clinical Trials Conduct Unit (CTCU) is to conduct clinical studies in a professional manner, in compliance with European Directives, regulations and Good Clinical Practice – GCP). These clinical studies are carried out in collaboration with pharmaceutical firms and/or academic partners. The Institut Bordet also implements its own clin...

Clinical Cellular Therapy Research Laboratory (LTCC)

Clinical Cellular Therapy Research Laboratory (LTCC) Description The Institut Bordet Clinical Cellular Therapy Research Laboratory (LTCC) is dedicated to fundamental and translational research in the fields of haematology and immunology cellular therapy. The LTCC’s main objectives concern:study of the interaction between leukaemic cells and their microenvironment; establishment of new prognost...

history bordet

History of the Institut Jules Bordet Jules Bordet, a pioneer in cancer research Since it was founded in 1939, the Institut Bordet has always remained loyal to its pioneering role in the fight against cancer. With this complex disease, the lives of patients and caregivers do more than simply cross paths, they become entwined. Here are some of the key dates in the history of the Institut Bordet – an institution that is proud of its past but which always looks resolutely towards the future. Creation of the Institut Jules BordetToday, the Institut Bordet remains Belgium’s only integrated, monospecialist cancer hospital. The European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) is established by Professor TagnonToday, the EORTC includes around 300 institutions which work together to develop the best possible th...

Organisation of the Institute Jules Bordet

Organigram of the Jules Bordet Institute Organigram Management The Board of Directors of the University Hospital of Brussels (H.U.B.), a grouping of the Jules Bordet Institute, the Era...

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   THE INSTITUTE IN FIGURES ...

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, Head of Day Hospital, Institut Jules Bordet More and more cancer survivors ...

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 outp...

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. ...

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, ...

Ethics committee

The Ethics Committee     PLENARY MEETINGS The ethics committee meets twice monthly in plenary session to review research projects that have been submitted for its evaluation.  A select committee of its members also meets weekly to consid...