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Orthopedic Pathology


January 13 2022


10:55 am - 12:15 pm


  • Dr. Kelly Dakin Hache
    Dr. Kelly Dakin Hache

    Kelly Dakin Hache is an anatomical pathologist at the QE II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax (Nova Scotia Health Authority – Central Zone). She specializes in orthopedic pathology and breast pathology. She is the medical director of the immunohistochemistry laboratory. She completed a BSc at Mount Allison University, a PhD at Queens University, Medicine and Residency at Dalhousie University and a fellowship in Orthopedic Pathology at the University of Chicago Medical Centre.


This is a review of bone and soft tissue neoplasms as well as non-neoplastic bone conditions.


  1. Summarize the basis for classification of bone and soft tissue lesions.
  2. List new entities in the 5th Edition WHO Classification of Bone and Soft Tissue Neoplasms.
  3. List microscopic features that distinguish bone and soft tissue entities.
  4. List immunohistochemical and molecular tests that distinguish bone and soft tissue lesions.
  5. Discuss the grading and AJCC 8th edition staging of bone and soft tissue neoplasms.

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Medical Expert (the integrating role)