chapter  50
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^#.^t50: Thin-Layer Chromatography of Anticancer Drugs

Cancer, the uncontrolled growth of cells, is one of the leading causes of death throughout the world, for which the main treatments involve surgery, chemotherapy, and/or radiotherapy (Shewach and Kuchta 2009). Chemotherapy involves the use of low molecular weight drugs to selectively destroy tumor cells or at least limit their proliferation.