THE BOY WITH THE WOUNDED THUMB


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From an early age Gordon H. Theilen had an affinity for animals and loved caring for them. As a world-renowned veterinarian, he searched as doctors are doing for humans, for cures that will help animals suffering from cancer. He is known as the progenitor of veterinary oncology. But, his story begins way before as he recounts his childhood memories, living on farm, helping as a farmhand, working side by side with others and knowing that someday he would be a doctor, actually he decided it at age five. Imagine your research and hard work producing groundbreaking research in cancer virology in the 60’s leading to the first clinical oncology service for animals. The book is told in his own words in the first person as he relives many incidents especially the one leading up to how he created the title The Boy with the Wounded Thumb. Many close calls, near-tragedies…

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