Dale Han MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Oncology)

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Melanoma ProgramSurgery: 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

  • 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. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2013;31(35):4387-93. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2013.50.1114. Epub 2013 Nov 4.
  • 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 patients with desmoplastic melanoma. Cancer 2014;120(9):1369-78. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28412. Epub 2013 Oct 18.
  • 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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