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December 2015

Volume 68

Issue 12

Impact factor: 2.915

Journal of Clinical Pathology is a leading international journal covering all aspects of pathology. Diagnostic and research areas covered include histopathology, virology, haematology, microbiology, cytopathology, chemical pathology, molecular pathology, forensic pathology, dermatopathology, neuropathology and immunopathology.

JCP is the official journal of the Association of Clinical Pathologists.

5 year impact factor: 2.641

h5 index: 42 (number #10 in Pathology)

NEW: Interactive virtual case

How good are your diagnostic skills? JCP is now publishing virtual cases - read the clinical question, review the interactive Aperio slide online and find out if your diagnosis is correct. The first case is a pruritic rash.

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Take the test

Read and complete a selection of pathology related multiple choice questions (MCQs) on BMJ Learning. Browse the JCP education collection of reviews and articles with accompanying MCQs.

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Faster submission process

We know that authors can find the manuscript submission process time-consuming, so we are pleased to report that we have implemented a streamlined submission process for original research articles. By asking fewer questions at initial submission we hope to minimise the time that authors spend uploading their manuscripts and responding to post-submission queries, resulting in a faster time to first decision. 

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Gene of the month

NANOG is a transcription factor that forms part of a complex regulatory network that regulates cell death, proliferation and fate. This months' review covers the role of the NANOG gene in tumourigenesis and various types of cancers, cancer prognosis and anticancer therapies.

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