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And I Would Walk 500 Miles

And I Would Walk 500 Miles

Behold, a brief (sort of) history of Dr. Magnusson's journey. (I realize there are only three people in the world who want to read this, and one of them is my mom, but here it is anyway) February 2000: Fourth…

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Cancer Is Not A Death Sentence

Cancer is Not a Death Sentence

We are all taught from very early on in veterinary school, that there is no such thing as a "cure" to most, if not all cancers. Oncologists describe tumor therapy in terms like "survival time", with graphs that imply if…

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Failure Is Always An Option

Failure is Always an Option

"There are only two kinds of surgeon" he said, with a matter-of-fact tone. "Those who have left a surgical sponge inside an animal, and those who will". Listening to board-certified veterinary surgeon and veterinary dentist Mark Smith, DVM, DACVS, DAVDC…

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Veterinary School Is Not Like Real Life

Veterinary School is Not Like Real Life

Sharing a beer with him at the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) this week, I felt like I was talking to a younger version of myself. He had only graduated from veterinary college 11 months ago, and that light of…

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