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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Cumplimiento

Compliance (kum-PLY-ants)
The act of following a medical regimen or schedule correctly and consistently, including taking medicines or following a diet.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.