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May 2016

Volume 69

Issue 5

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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Seeking new Editor-in-Chief

BMJ and the ACP are recruiting a new Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Clinical Pathology. Joint applications from two or more individuals will also be considered. The successful applicant(s) will formally take up the position from January 2017 onwards. The application deadline is 31st May 2016.

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Gene of the month

Axl receptor tyrosine kinase is key to the development of acquired resistance to targeted anticancer agents in a number of malignancies, and is therefore a target for novel anticancer therapies. This month's review provides an overview of the biological and clinical relevance of this molecular pathway.

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