Dr Elvynna Leong


Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science


Dr Leong completed her PhD in Statistics and Applied Probability in 2014 at University of California, Santa Barbara where her studies focused on survival analysis. Her other research interests include work on cancer statistics, middle censoring, education and applied statistics.


PhD in Statistics and Applied Probability, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA


Survival analysis
Applied statistics


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Scopus Publications


1. GBD 2019 Respiratory Tract Cancers Collaborators (2021). Global, regional, and national burden of respiratory tract cancers and associated risk factors from 1990 to 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019, The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 9(9), 1030-1049. Available at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213260021001648

2. Lee SHF, Rahman HA, Abidin A, Ong SK, Leong E, Naing L (2021). Survival of colorectal cancer patients in Brunei Darussalam: Comparison between 2002–09 and 2010–17, BMC Cancer, 21: 477. Available at https://bmccancer.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12885-021-08224-6

3. Leong E, Ong SK, Jali F, Ramlee N (2020). Childhood Cancer Survival in Brunei Darussalam, Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 21(11): 3259-3266. Available at http://journal.waocp.org/article_89346_bac0078600a8e5ab3741ce1b68e071c6.pdf

4. Chong VH, Kadir L, Kamis Z, Kassim N, Khalil MAM, Tan J, Leong E, Ong SK, Chong CF (2020). Factors Associated with participation in stool based colorectal screening in Brunei Darussalam. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 21(8): 2231-2236. Available at http://journal.waocp.org/article_89211_ab403cbd29eba6e32437235623b67062.pdf

5. Leong E, Ong SK, Madli F, Tan A, Lai D, Basir N, Ramlee N, Chong VH (2020). Survival Rates and Associated Factors of Colorectal Cancer Patients in Brunei Darussalam, Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 21: 259-265. Available at http://journal.waocp.org/article_88914_3069113c0ed8ae66f5aac02e36cc7595.pdf

6. F Madli, E Leong, SK Ong, E Lim, KA Tengah (2019). Predictive factors associated with survival rate of cervical cancer patients in Brunei Darussalam. Brunei International Medical Journal, 15, 125-132. Available at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/337363241_Predictive_factors_associated_with_survival_rate_of_cervical_cancer_patients_in_Brunei_Darussalam

7. Leong E, Ong SK, Madli F (2019). Five-year survival rate of breast cancer patients in Brunei Darussalam. Brunei International Medical Journal, 15, 73-81. Available at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/334509331_Five-year_survival_rate_of_breast_cancer_patients_in_Brunei_Darussalam


Principal Investigator for faculty grant entitled "Survival analysis of childhood cancer in Brunei Darussalam". Awarded in May 2020.

Industry, Institute, or Organisation Collaboration

Project collaboration with Ministry of Health, Brunei Darussalam.