"Whatever strength I brought to this campaign was in my head, not my lymph nodes."
-- Paul Tsongas, a contender for the Democratic presidential nomination only eight months ago. The news that Tsongas suffered another recurrence of cancer renewed the debate over full medical disclosure for those seeking to occupy the White House.
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