cancer Zodiac Sign

According to 2021 astorlogy calender, cancer sign dates in 2021 start from June 21, 2021, 03:32 (UT/GMT) to July 22, 2021, 14:26 (UT/GMT)


Jun 21 - Jul 22
Cancer is the first constellation in summer and people born between June 22 and July 22 are under this astrological sign. Cancer is situated to the east of Gemini and to the west of Leo and it is symbolized through the Crab. Cancerians are sincere, faithful, kind-hearted, righteous and indomitable people. Also, they are emotional, sensitive, and suspicious and often feel insecure; they are hard to please and prone to hysteria. Male Cancerians are quite good men and attached to family; female Cancerians are very caring and maternal.

Element Properties

The Crab
Cardinal or Movable
Breast, Stomach, Uterus
Ireland, Holland, USA, Philippines, France, Portugal, Canada, Algeria, Scotland, Paraguay, Mauritius, Senegal

Lucky Elements

White, Silver, Silvery White
2, 6, 7, 8
East, North
Moon Flower, Lily, Epiphyllum, Jasmine, Lilies, Tuberose

2021 won't be a bright year for those under the Cancer sign, who may feel the future is rather dim and have to grope their way forward. Many times, they need to repeat again and again to finish a.... Read More

As a sign of kindness in the zodiac, Cancer attaches great importance to love. If they have to make a choice between love and bread, most of them would choose love.
People of Cancer sign try to complete what they do at work and dislike conflicts. It is in such a gentle way that Cancerians approach their ideals.


Attaching great importance to family harmony
Excellent memory and smart
Perceptive and adaptable
Responsible and single-minded
Protective and prudent
Frugal, patriotic and good at managing family affairs
Imaginative and creative
Strong willpower and endurance
Nostalgic, tolerant, affectionate and loyal
Intuitive, considerate and caring
Cordial, warm and artistically talented
Excellent leadership and organization skills
Enthusiastic, sensitive and compassionate
Excellent financing concept and loyal to love
Strong maternal or paternal instinct
Thoughtful, kind and indomitable
Sincere and imaginative
Indirect and excessive self-protection awareness
Too kind-hearted, harsh and greedy
Jealous and Oedipus complex
Emotional and prone to hysteria
Moody and indecisive
Indulging in the past and unable to face the facts
Self-pity caused by excessive sensitivity
Too sentimental and roundabout
Suspicious, emotional and hard to please
Too serious towards life and making it boring

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Cancer Decans

In Decan sun sign astrology, there are three Decans for each sun sign month with each decan contains a slot of 10 days. Different characteristics and planet are attached to different Decans. Check your decan by your birth date and find out your personality from the following links.
Cancer 1st Decan (June 22 - July 1)
Cancer 2nd Decan (July 2 - July 12)
Cancer 3rd Decan (July 13 - July 22)

Cancer Love Compatibility

Best Compatibility: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces
Least Compatibility: Aries, Libra

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What are obstacles in love for Cancer
Consensus! The cancers are easy to give up if their love can’t get everyone's recognition, appreciation and support. As a group with conventional characteristic, any relationship which is despised by others will be a torment in their heart. And then they will wish to give it up. - See obstacles in love for other Signs

No. 1 Traits

Emotional, considerate, roundabout and vigilant in peace time
Sensitive, annoyed, emotional and sentimental
Iron lady, protective and devoted to love
Shy, irritable, conservative and humane
Homely, kind, caring, prudent and gentle
Good at cooking, loyal, acting impetuously and imaginative
Self-criticizing, self-effacing, family-oriented and infatuated
Feminine, sympathetic, filial and softhearted
Persistent, persevering, hysteric, tough and meticulous
Nostalgic, frugal, purposeful, indomitable and homely
Creative, shy, responsible and insecure

Career for Cancer

Cancers are usually very careful. They check and examine every details of products. They firmly have their principles while doing something and they never let their conscience down. Cancers want to feel at ease in life so they will be strict with the quality of products in quality inspection. But they will easily become emotional. They will be stricter with the product when they are in a bad mood and vice versa. Facing the occupation, Cancers should better calm their emotion. - See Career for other Signs

The Mythology of Cancer

The sensitive and affectionate Cancer is a symbol of maternity. The posture of arms in front of the chest shows the mother's nature of protecting children. However, it also has another symbolic meaning: the baby in arms represents the helpless and weak ego while the arms in front of the chest show the Cancerian's strong self-protection awareness...Click to read more about the the Mythology of Cancer.

2021 Cancer Horoscope


2021 won't be a bright year for those under the Cancer sign, who may feel the future is rather dim and have to grope their way forward. Many times, they need to repeat again and again to finish a task and the inexplicable situation may drive them mad, yet still have to put a bold face on it. Otherwise, they can hardly find a way to break through.


In 2021, Cancer people will get a lot of opportunities in career, but few of them can seize the chance. In addition, their career can be quite uncertain due to the Mercury retrograde from May to July.

Love Relationship

With poor luck in love, Cancers will feel the relationship rather unpredictable, as if poised on a knife-edge. Those in a relationship may want to get married but find it difficult.


Cancers will have no luck for wealth in 2021, especially in the first half of the year. They can get frustrated and find few opportunities to make money yet have to spend on many things. Generally speaking, they can not make ends meet during this period.


Cancer's health in the second half of the year can be worrying, as they tend to catch a cold or sore throat again and again. In view of this, they should improve their diet, cut fried foods, and choose light night snacks.