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This journal is a member of, and subscribes to the principles of, the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
 Aims and Scope

The Journal’s aims are to publish articles in all fields of surgical pathology including autopsy, cytopathology, digital pathology (including information technologies) and molecular pathology as well as clinicopathological studies.

The Journal is open to all studies using immunohistochemical, ultrastructural techniques and molecular 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. Turkish Journal of Pathology mainly publishes original articles (clinical, research and laboratory studies). Occasionally, "invited reviews", "meeting or conference reports", "book reviews", "biographies" and "letter to the editor" (opinions, interpretation and new information on various aspects of pathology) may also be published. Case reports are evaluated for publication only if a new entity, a new or a very rare histopathological and/or molecular characteristic is described.

All articles must be written in English, and should include abstract 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” ( Articles reporting the results of experimental studies on animals must be conducted in accordance with “Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals” (

Abstracting and Indexing

The Turkish Journal of Pathology is indexed by:

  • Web of Science-Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • National Library of Medicine-Medline/Pubmed
  • Elsevier – SCOPUS
  • Index Copernicus
  • DOAJ
  • Google Scholar
  • Microsoft Academic Search
  • WorldCat (OCLC)
  • Turk Medline
  • Turkish Citation Index

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

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Manuscripts, figures and tables published in the Turkish Journal of Pathology can be reproduced, archived in a retrieval system, by providing proper citations.

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Tables of contents, abstracts and full texts of all articles published are accessible free of charge through the web site since 2006.

Material Disclaimer

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 is published as open access under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). This license means that with the publication all articles can be accessed, shared, downloaded and reused as long as the proper citation is given. Turkish Journal of Pathology adopts the Open Access Declaration published by Budapest Open Access Initiative in Feb, 2002.


The authors own the copyright for the articles published in Turkish Journal of Pathology. All articles are published as open access under the  Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). This license means all articles upon publication can be accessed, downloaded, shared, and reused with proper citation.


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