NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,660 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- drug abuse
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- The use of illegal drugs or the use of prescription or over-the-counter drugs for purposes other than those for which they are meant to be used, or in large amounts. Drug abuse may lead to social, physical, emotional, and job-related problems.