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Cristina Neira-Weston and her children, from left to right, Christian, Maximus and Enmanuel, put on sunscreen Wednesday morning at Centennial Park Pool.

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Doctors warn of cancer risk from sun as summer begins

KINGMAN – Outdoor enthusiasts need to be aware of the dangers they face when engaging in their favorite activities, especially during the hotter months of summer.Ultraviolet rays of the sun can cause melanoma, an invasive and often deadly form of skin cancer, said Dr. Barbara Harris-Feshami, a holistic family medicine practitioner.“Skin damage may not manifest itself for 20 years, so sunburn you incurred as a child can lead to skin changes later in life,” she said.