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The chance of the sister of someone affected by MUTYH-associated polyposis (MAP)
 having the same condition is closest to which of the following?


A. 100%
B.   75%
C.   50%
D.   25%
E.     5%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Answer:
D. 25%, because this type of familial colorectal cancer is inherited in an autosomal recessive fashion

 
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