It depends on the individual, and on their natal chart (ALL of it).
People with nothing in Cancer can feel melancholy, nostalgic or even dwell on the past. This is a very common human trait, especially with those people who have not learned that happiness comes only from inside.
“Many people think that astrology is the Sun-sign columns found in every newspaper and online news media sites. Nothing could be further from the truth. That’s not astrology, that’s entertainment, which is what’s often stated in the fine print beneath astrology columns. Unfortunately, Sun-sign columns are one of the most persistently misleading representations of astrology. “
(Dorothy Oja: “What Astrology is and isn’t”)