Hôpital Mignot

ESMO Designated Centre of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care

Contact person Dr. Didier Mayeur, Medical Oncologist
Address 177 rue de Versailles
78157 Le Chesnay Cedex


Contact Tel: + 33 1 39 63 91 33 -
Web Hôpital Mignot
Hôpital Mignot, Le Chesnay, France


Opened in 1981, to replace the older Hospital Richaud, the Hospital Mignot, located near Versailles in the surbub of Paris, is a general hospital with several academic departments. In 1998, an academic department of Haematology-Oncology was created, the intensive care unit in 2008 and the palliative care unit at the end of 2009.


  • The Hospital has 656 beds and 46 out-patients places, also included are Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics 445 beds, 16 being dedicated for palliative care and 38 out-patients places.
  • 1/3 are single beds.
  • Technical equipments: 2 CT scans, one MRI, one gamma camera, one mammograph, biology, microbiology, virology, pharmacocinetic, cytogenetic laboratories, pathology laboratory, electromyography, digestive and thoracic endoscopy, pharmacy with centralized preparation of cytostatics
  • There are 1,300 nursing staff and 400 medical doctors including 6 haematologists, 3 medical oncologists, 2 palliative care specialists, 1 general practitioner qualified in supportive care in cancer, 17 surgeons qualified in oncology, 1pulmonologist and 1 gastroenterologue qualified in oncology.
  • The centre is accredited by the French Authorities for the following cancer treatments: chemotherapy and autograft of bone marrow, breast, gynaecological, digestive, urologic, head and neck surgery, digestive interventionnal endoscopy.


Haematology-Oncology (with an Intensive Care Unit), Emergency Care Unit,  General Intensive Care Unit, Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Cardiology (with an Intensive Care Unit), Endocrinology, Neurology, Pneumology, Psychiatry, Hepatogastroenterology, Head and Neck surgery, Visceral Surgery, Urology, Gynaecological and Breast surgery, Orthopaedics.

Palliative and supportive care

Hôpital Migno Staff, Le Chesnay, France

There are two transversal units: pain treatment and palliative care. The pain treatment unit is composed of three practitioners graduated in pain evaluation and treatments, one psychiatrist, one psychologist, one physiotherapist, while the palliative team is composed of two qualified practitioners, two nurses and one psychologist. Two secretaries and a social worker, two medical doctors, graduated in supportive care in cancer, a beauty specialist and nurses dedicated to help when bad news is given working together with these units. This department manages in and out-patients with a collaborative approach.