Silver Nanoparticles Beat Bone Cancer Cells in Studies

by Steve Barwick, author, The Ultimate Colloidal Silver Manual

According to an article on the Cancer Defeated website, a recent clinical study conducted in Iran demonstrated that silver is toxic to bone cancer cells:

“Scientists from Iran tested nanosilver on a cell line of bone cancer and found ‘concentration-dependent toxicity…’ (Toxic, that is, to the cancer cells.)

The scientists wrote:

‘Many attempts have been made to use silver nanoparticles as an anti-cancer agent and they have all turned up positive. The role of silver nanoparticles as an anti-cancer agent should open new doors in the field of medicine.

‘In general, silver nanoparticles should serve as one of the best ways of treating diseases that involve cell proliferation and cell death.’

In the most recent study, published in Scientific Reports in July, 2017, silver nanoparticles were coated with albumin protein. This proved to be three to five times more effective at carrying silver into cancer cells than non-coated particles, yet still not toxic enough to kill healthy cells.

The researchers concluded that albumin coated silver nanoparticles “should be considered as an effective anticancer agent.”

That’s wonderful news, of course. And it made me curious. So I decided to see if I could find any other studies demonstrating the effectiveness of silver against bone cancer cells. And sure enough, I did.

Another Study with Similar Results

In a study titled “Toxicity of Nanosilver on Osteoblast Cancerous Cell Line,” published in the journal International Nano Letters (January 2011), nanosilver exhibited “broad spectrum inhibition” against the cancer cell line studied.

The authors of the study state:

Many attempts have been made to use silver nanoparticles as an anti-cancer agent and they have all turned up positive.

…The purpose of this study was to assess the biological assay of nanosilver (Nanocid®) on osteoblast (G292) cancerous cell line.

The effect of nanosilver on these cells was evaluated by light microscopy, and by cell proliferation and standard cytotoxicity assays.

The results demonstrate a concentration-dependent toxicity for the cell tested, and IC50 was determined 3.42 µg/mL, suggest(ing) that the product is more toxic to cancerous cells compared to other metal ions.

The term “Osteoblast cancerous cell line” means a bone cancer cell line. And the study demonstrated that 3.42 ppm nanosilver was necessary in order to cause 50% of the bone cancer cells to die.

The study further demonstrated that higher concentrations of nanosilver caused an even greater percentage of cell death.

The authors concluded, “In general, silver nanoparticles should serve as one of the best ways of treating diseases that involve cell proliferation and cell death.

One More Study

Finally, in a 2017 clinical study published in the BioMedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research, titled “Anti- Metastatic Properties of Bio Synthesized Ag NPs on Osteosarcoma (MG-63) Cancer Cell Lines,” researchers from Bharath University in India also confirmed that silver nanoparticles are effective against bone cancer cells.

In the study Abstract, the researchers wrote:

“…the antimetastic properties of Ag Nano-particles were studied on Osteosarcoma cancer cell lines. The application of Ag Nano-particles to Osteosarcoma cancer cell lines produces anticancer activity…”

The researchers had produced these silver nanoparticles using a “green” method, meaning that rather than using harsh chemicals they used a natural plant extract known as Tridax procumbens, a member of the Daisy family of plants.

In the Results and Discussion section of the study, they further wrote:

“The silver nano-particles produced by using Tridax procumbens inhibited the growth of cancererous cells.”

According to a chart provided in the study, a concentration of only one one-hundredth of a single ppm of nanosilver — an infinitesimally small amount of silver — reduced the viability of the bone cancer cells by about 50%.

Oddly, at a concentration of only one-tenth ppm the cell viability was reduced by only 35%. But when we jump to 1 ppm, cell viability was reduced by about 72%.


Finally, at 10 ppm concentration of silver nanoparticles, cell viability was reduced by about 78%. And at 100 ppm concentration, the viability of the cancer cells was reduced by more than 83%.

Finally, in the Conclusion and Future Scope section of the study, the researchers concluded:

“The Ag NPs [silver nanoparticles] show significant anti-metastatic effects on cancer cell lines. The use of nano-particles in cancer treatment is increasingly gaining interest and currently vast amount of research is being performed on the possible applications of nano-particles in the medical field.”

In other words, put simply, the silver nanoparticles stopped the bone cancer cells from spreading. And the researchers feel their work adds to the growing body of studies demonstrating that silver kills cancer cells.

Where to Learn More…

If you’d like to learn more about the effectiveness of colloidal silver and other forms of silver against cancer, you might want to acquire a copy of my latest book, Colloidal Silver and Cancer: a Surprising Look.

This brand new 126-page soft cover book brings you completely up-to-date on the use of colloidal silver as a powerfully effective nutritional adjunct to cancer.

You’ll read overviews of 50 of the latest clinical studies demonstrating silver to be effective against over a dozen forms of cancer.

Plus, you’ll read 20 real-life reports from people who claim to have successfully cured their cancers using colloidal silver, or who have used colloidal silver to dramatically improve their conditions.

And you’ll read about an unusual medical investigational protocol for using colloidal silver against cancer, and the astonishing stories of healing involved.

For example, you’ll discover…

  • Why one clinical researcher recently wrote, “Many attempts have been made to use silver as an anti-cancer agent and they have all turned up positive”.
  • Why British researchers claim silver kills some cancer tumors better than chemotherapy, and with fewer side effects.
  • Why one prominent cancer researcher is so enthused about using silver, he wrote, “We have chosen silver because it has anti-cancer activity but it’s inherently non-toxic to normal tissues.”
  • Researchers reveal how silver appears to kill cancer cells without harm to normal human cells.
  • Why scientists are now saying that “…old wives tales about the precious metal being a ‘silver bullet’ to beat the Big C could be true.
  • The clinical trial that demonstrated silver to be “as effective as Cisplantin” (i.e., a prominent chemotherapy drug) against cancer, but without all of the nasty side effects!
  • 13 different forms of cancer linked to infectious microbes or parasites (and the evidence for silver’s ability to eradicate them).
  • Tip of the Iceberg: Why researchers say many other forms of cancer are likely being caused by underlying infections, and why colloidal silver’s well-known antimicrobial properties might just provide the perfect solution.
  • Why the World Health Organization now admits that “Viruses, bacteria and parasites emerge as the “‘secret agents’ causing millions of cases of cancer” each year.
  • The surprising story of the cancer virus that contaminated our childhood vaccines for decades– and why this could be the reason incidents of cancer have skyrocketed since the 1950s.
  • The little-known story of Dr. Robert Gallo’s search for a cancer-causing virus, and the surprising results.
  • The research team that found cancer might start with microbes that have invaded your bloodstream, meaning the seeds of your own destruction may be within your veins. Why colloidal silver may be the best solution!
  • How infections by fungal organisms mimic many forms of disease, including a variety of cancers.
  • A surprising look at leukemia (blood cancer) and why silver’s well-known anti-fungal properties might make it the perfect nutritional adjunct for this blood cancer scourge.
  • The Canadian college student who might hold the cure for “incurable” childhood cancers: why silver is his main focus of research!
  • How Dr. Robert O. Becker, M.D. used electrically generated silver to revert cancer cells back to normal cells in the 1970’s.
  • How silver makes cancer cells commit cellular suicide (i.e., apoptosis), while not harming normal cells.
  • The amazing story of how 30 female patients diagnosed with breast cancer and confirmed by mammogram and biopsy were all cured of their cancers within just 19 days of treatment with colloidal silver!
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  • The 18 year old woman diagnosed with a brain tumor; how the tumor was reduced to a mere lesion in only six months, thanks to daily colloidal silver usage!
  • The cancer patients who swear colloidal silver eliminated their excruciating cancer pain!
  • And many, many other real-life examples, testimonials and personal accounts!

Why Haven’t You Heard About This?

So why haven’t you heard about this plethora of clinical studies proving beyond any shadow of a doubt that silver is one of nature’s most powerful natural anti-cancer substances?

It’s because the powers-that-be don’t want this earth-shattering information to get out. That’s why.

The medical community is making billions upon billions of dollars annually performing expensive and painful surgeries or selling toxic chemotherapy drugs and dangerous radiation treatments that are often worse than the cancer itself.

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Meanwhile, I’ll be back next week with another insightful article on colloidal silver…

Yours for the safe, sane and responsible use of colloidal silver,


Steve Barwick, author

The Ultimate Colloidal Silver Manual

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