The incidence of stomach cancer in India is highest in the state of Mizoram. In this population based matched case-control study, we evaluated the relationship between CYP450 2E1 RsaI polymorphism and risk of stomach cancer taking into considering various important dietary habits along with tobacco, alcohol consumption and H. pylori infection status.

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Epidemic of cancer has transited beyond the geographical boundaries of countries. The globe is under the clutch of this dreadful disease which is spreading rapidly. Nevertheless it is a challenge for any health care system. Every year nearly 10 million people are being diagnosed with cancer out of which about 6 million die per year (Khanna, 2005). Though cancer prevalence in India is less compared to developed countries, it has increased grossly during past few decades.