Tracy E. Leduc was diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2006, and she began her advocacy work in 2008 when she attended her first National Breast Cancer Coalition Advocacy Conference. She is a 2010 graduate of NBCC's Project LEAD Institute, served as a Project LEAD mentor in 2015, is an NBCC Florida Team Leader, and served as an alternate on the NBCC Board of Directors from 2013 to 2015. She was an advocate member of the Young Survival Coalition Research Think Tank, and she presented posters arising out of the RTT work at the 2014 AACR Annual Conference and the 2014 Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators Conference. Tracy has served as a consumer reviewer for the Breast Cancer Research Program administered by the Department of Defense since 2010. She regularly attends scientific conferences, including the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium and the AACR Annual Meeting. She is also the education and advocacy chair for Viva Las Chicas, a St. Petersburg-based grass roots organization that provides education and outreach concerning women's health in general and breast cancer in particular, as well as direct, in-kind support to women and their families who are undergoing treatment for cancer.
In her "spare" time, Tracy works full-time as a staff attorney on Florida's Second District Court of Appeals, and she is training to ride in the Inaugural YSC Tour de Pink South. She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law, and her B.A. in English from the College of William and Mary.