Treatment Make an Appointment Refer a Patient Ask a Question Reviewed by Maura Robinson (May 01, 2012) There is no cure for pneumoconiosis. Early detection through regular monitoring of lung function and/or chest X-ray changes combined with efforts to limit exposures to dusts will help protect the lungs from further damage. Additionally, immunizations against influenza and pneumococcal pneumonia, timely treatment of respiratory infections and regular exercise are essential in maintaining both lung and overall health. Diagnosis Clinical Trials For more than 100 years, National Jewish Health has been committed to finding new treatments and cures for diseases. Search our clinical trials.