Liver cancer, also called as hepatic cancer or which arises in the liver. Liver cancer is usually difficult to detect at its primary stage, thus making it difficult to get cure. The most common types are hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma. The leading cause of liver cancer is cirrhosis due to hepatitis B, hepatitis C, or alcohol. Symptoms of liver cancer may include a lump or pain in the right side below the rib cage, swelling of the abdomen, yellowish skin, easy bruising, weight loss, and weakness.