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 Aims and Scope

The Turkish Journal of Pathology (
(ISSN:1018-5615; E-ISSN:1309-5730) is the official journal of the Federation of Turkish Pathology Societies ( The establishment of the Federation of Turkish Pathology Societies in 2006 has led to the merging of the three national pathology journals of the time (Türk Patoloji Dergisi, Patoloji Bülteni and the Aegean Pathology Journal) to create a new journal with larger potential for index entry. Turkish Journal of Pathology is published three issues per year in January, May, and September since 1985. The journal has also been available on-line since 1985 and published only electronically as of January 2017. The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.

The Journal's aims are to publish articles in all fields of diagnostic pathology including autopsy, cytology and molecular pathology. The Journal is open to all studies using immunohistochemical, ultrastructural techniques and molecular biology methods in the diagnostic pathology field. Studies that recommend new techniques and methods, electronic education, and quality control and quality assurance-related studies are also within the journal's scope.

Articles published in this journal are evaluated in an independent and unbiased, double blinded peer-reviewed fashion by an advisory committee. Articles are published mainly in two categories: (1) "Original Articles" (clinical and laboratory studies), and (2) "Case Reports". Occasional "Invited Reviews", "Meetings and Conference Reports", "Book Reviews", "Biographies" and "Letters to the Editor" (opinions, interpretation and new information on various aspects of pathology) may also be published. All articles must be written in English, and should include abstracts and key words. Articles must be in accordance with the "International Committee of Medical Journal Editors: Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals" ( Study protocol for human experimentation must conform to the ethical guidelines established in the "World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki"

The Turkish Journal of Pathology is indexed by the Web of Science-Emerging Sources Citation Index, National Library of Medicine-Medline/Pubmed, HINARI, Elsevier - SCOPUS, Index Copernicus, DOAJ, EBSCO, Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic Search, WorldCat (OCLC), TÜBİTAK/ULAKBİM, Türk Medline and the Turkish Citation Index.


Dr. Volkan ADSAY
Koç University, Department of Pathology
Istanbul, Turkey
Tel : +90 (532) 258 21 96

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Scientific and legal responsibilities pertaining to the papers belong to the authors. Contents of the manuscripts and accuracy of references are also at the authors' responsibility. The Federation of Turkish Pathology Societies, Editor-in-Chief, Editors, Editorial and Advisory Board members and the Publisher decline responsibility for errors or any consequences arising from the use of information contained in this journal.
Open Access Policy

Turkish Journal of Pathology adopts open access policy. Open access to information benefits the humanity as it improves the global value of information. Turkish Journal of Pathology also supports the Budapest Open Access Initiative that was signed on September 12, 2012. Thus, the open access policies adopted by the editorial board of Turkish Journal of Pathology can be found at All articles published in Turkish Journal of Pathology are licensed with "Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License". This license entitles all parties to copy, share and redistribute all the articles, data sets, figures and supplementary files published in this journal in data mining, search engines, web sites, blogs and other digital platforms under the condition of providing references. Open access is an approach that eases the interdisciplinary communication and encourages cooperation among different disciplines. Turkish Journal of Pathology, therefore, contributes to its own field by providing more access to its articles and a more transparent review process.

Owner on behalf of Federation of Turkish Pathology Societies Kemal BAKIR
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Publication Type Periodical
Published three issues per year: January, May, September