Symbol: The Crab.
Ruling Planet: The Moon, planet of moods.
Body Part: Chest/Breasts.
Cancer is the fourth astrological sign in the zodiac. Cancers are lovers of home and family and are known for being the most sensitive, emotional and harmonious of the astrological signs. The goal in the life of a Cancer is to provide comfort for their loved ones. Cancers love helping others, they avoid conflict at all costs and they are loyal to their friends, lovers and family members. They also love children and make great parents. Those born under the Cancer sign are not highly ambitious on the surface, however, their goals and desires can be profound. Cancers are temperamental and their mood swings are quite unpredictable. Cancers find it hard to let go of anything that is close to their heart.