Dale Han MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Oncology)

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Melanoma Program

Surgery: Oncology/General Surgery

Research Interests

Clinical outcomes; Gene expression profiling; Tissue microarray analysis; Biomarker analysis; Melanoma; Merkel cell carcinoma; Sarcoma  more...


  • B.S., SUNY at Stony Brook, 1998
  • M.D., SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine, 2003

Selected Publications

  • Strom T, Caudell JJ, Han D, Zager JS, Yu D, Cruse CW, Marzban SS, Messina JL, Trotti AM, Sondak VK, Rao NG. Radiotherapy influences local control in desmoplastic melanoma. Accepted to Cancer, August 2013.
  • Han D, Zager JS, Shyr Y, Chen H, Berry LD, Iyengar S, Djulbegovic M, Weber J, Marzban SS, Messina JL, Sondak VK, Vetto J, White R, Pockaj B, Mozzillo N, Charney K, Avisar E, Krouse R, Kashani-Sabet M, Leong SP. Clinicopathologic predictors of sentinel lymph node metastasis in thin melanoma. Accepted to Journal of Clinical Oncology, May 2013.
  • Han D, Turner LM, Reed DR, Messina JL, Sondak VK. Prognostic significance of lymph node metastasis in pediatric melanoma and atypical melanocytic proliferations. Expert Review of Dermatology 2013;8(2):103–106.



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