Is it possible that you have colon cancer or another types of cancer and youre not anemic?

Yes. Anemia is usually a late finding in colon cancer and occurs only when the tumor gets large abd ulcerates causing the bleeding. Ideally we would like to catch it much sooner than that most of thes cancers start as a polyp which is easily removed by colonoscopy. This test is the best diagnostic test to find polyps and colon cancers.
Yes. Left-sided colon cancer seldom produces an anemia, and most other non-marrow-derived cancers do this even less often.

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Help please! Is anemia an early or advanced symptom of colon cancer?

Medium sign. When colon cancer starts to bleed, it shows up as occult blood in stool. As it bleed more, the stool color will turn black or red. Then, when your bone marrow, which makes blood cells, cannot keep up with the blood loss, you get signs of anemia. Then as cancer advances, you can get obstruction or perforation., or even spread to liver or other organs. Important to catch earlier than anemia. Read more...

But I'm fairly certain her anemia is being caused by colon cancer. Is this considered generally an early or late symptom?

It can be . Anemia of "no reason" could be the first sign of a cancer of the right ascending colon together with possible lose stools. Of course overt rectal bleeding needs o be immediately evaluated and so is occult blood in the feces. Read more...

Can anemia due to colon cancer cause fast heart beat sometime. How long it takes to recover? Can I live longer after cancer treatment?

Absolutely. Anemia can cause rapid heart rate, low blood pressure, fatigue, dizzyness, if you are being treated for colon cancer i recommend you discuss these symptoms with your treating physician. Often you will live longer after cancer treatment, the reason we treat cancer is both to extend life and improve quality of life compared to no treatment. Read more...
Yes Anemia does. Low hemoglobin(hb), commonly called anemia, does increase the heart rate. Mild anemia(hb of 10 gm) causes modest increase but more severe anemia(hb of. Read more...

Can macrocytic anemia be due to colon cancer? Mcv 103 and hemoglobin 9.8 for old male. I know only microcytic anemia aan be due to colon cancer?

Yes it depends. You are right that anemia from blood loss like from colon cancer is typically microcytic with a low MCV but the MCV in your case is not high enough to suspect a typical macrocytic anemia like one due to B12 deficiency. Yet we can have a mixed picture. At the moment we are only guessing all this till you have the right investigating/testing done. So i would check your B12 level and bone marrow exam. Read more...