Margaretta Page is a lifelong neuroscience nurse who coordinates the UCSF Neuro-Oncology Gordon Murray Caregiver Program, where she leads the effort to continually improve the quality of life of the neuro-oncology caregiver. She is an expert neuro-oncology clinician and has over 30 years of experience in neuro-oncology nursing at UCSF, most recently leading the way in developing and managing a program that provides an additional layer of support to the caregiver as part of the care provided to brain tumor patients at UCSF. She is also the co-founder of Milton Marks Family Camp, a camp for brain tumor families, and serves on its advisory Board.
Friday 4/21/23 3:30-5:00 PM
Breakout: Bodywork Included: The Milton Marks Family Camp. A novel, multi-disciplinary intervention for families living with brain cancer
This session will describe the history, development, implementation, and evaluation of a holistic multi-disciplinary intervention for the families of children where one of the parents has a malignant brain tumor. The session will include individual presentations from and a panel discussion with the clinical psychologist and founder of the camp, a neuro-oncology nurse, and oncology massage therapist who have worked at the camp.