Running Against Cancer

Paul Tsongas puts the spotlight on the problems -- and the joys -- shared by the 7 million other Americans who have survived the disease

Dawn Euton had cancer a long time ago -- 27 years ago, to be exact. As a four-year-old she was treated for Wilms' tumor, a malignancy of the kidney. Though the disease never returned, the fear and stigma have not gone away. In high school her classmates acted as if they were scared to be near her. She was rejected every time she applied for medical insurance -- even to cover the cost of bearing a child. And vivid memories of the childhood terror still flood back whenever she goes for a checkup and sees the same woman in the black...